Beacon Hospice- Boston Metro
If you have a passion for caring for others, and if you’re looking for a way to make a difference in people’s lives, you should consider becoming a Beacon Hospice Volunteer.
The Beacon Hospice approach to care creates an environment of hope, comfort, and dignity for both hospice patients and their families. Our patient centered approach extends through our volunteers, as a helping hand and calming presence can make an enormous difference in the lives of others.
As you can imagine, the activities you will do as a Beacon Hospice Volunteer may come in many forms. From reading at a patient’s bedside and knitting lap blankets, to joining Reiki and pet therapy programs...there is something for everyone. With many different and unique volunteer opportunities, all free of cost, becoming a Beacon Hospice volunteer is a great way to make a lasting difference in your own life and in the lives of others.
Common Volunteer activities often include: Patients’ areas of interest: ● Reading ● Playing chess, cards, board games ● Knitting, scrapbooking, painting and other art projects ● Writing letters ● Helping to create life reviews
Household Tasks: ● Running errands ● Walking pets ● Grocery shopping ● Light meal preparation ● Light housekeeping
Emotional Support: ● Providing respite for caregivers ● Sitting silently, when appropriate ● Providing spiritual support when requested ● Understanding and respecting
Beacon Hospice’s staff of Volunteer Coordinators is here and ready to connect you with the right program and activity that fits your needs. If you are interested in learning more about how to become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer, contact one of our Volunteer Coordinators today at your local care center.