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If you have a passion for caring for others and are looking for a way to make a difference in people’s lives, consider becoming a hospice volunteer. Compassionate Care Hospice gives patients who are facing a life-limiting illness the freedom to live ALL the days of their lives by offering comfort, dignity and quality of life. As a hospice volunteer and an important part of our hospice care team, you can help improve the quality of life for our patients, their families and their caregivers. 

Activities with patients:

  • Offering companionship
  • Knitting, scrapbooking and other craft projects
  • Providing support at time of death
  • Reading books, letters, emails
  • Veteran to veteran visits
  • Providing pet therapy

Emotional Support:

  • Providing respite for caregivers
  • Making spiritual prayer calls
  • Attending funerals
  • Participating in memorial services
  • Making weekly “tuck-in calls”
  • Making bereavement phone calls or visits

Administrative support:

  • Assisting with office duties
  • Answering phones
  • Providing help with bereavement mailings
  • Attending local community service and health fairs
  • Creating Chart-a-life posters

Household Activities:

  • Arranging donated flowers
  • Light gardening/ lawn care
  • Delivering blanket/gifts
  • Running errands
  • Walking pets

Professional Volunteers, using your talents:

  • Massage/Reiki/and other alternative therapies
  • Music therapy
  • Art therapy
  • Hairdresser/barber

Special Project:

  • Creating and delivering seasonal gifts
  • Sending birthday cards

If you have a passion for caring for others and are looking for a way to make a difference in people’s lives, consider becoming a hospice volunteer. Compassionate Care Hospice gives patients who are facing a life-limiting illness the freedom…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site

Compassionate Care Hospice

5417 Jackson St, Alexandria, LA 71303, USA
Suite B

How to Apply

To inquire about or apply to become a Volunteer with Compassionate Care Hospice, please email me or call me directly at 318-487-9400 ext. 126

To inquire about or apply to become a Volunteer with Compassionate Care Hospice, please email me or call me directly at 318-487-9400 ext. 126

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