VOLUNTEER PROGRAM


All Care Hospice is committed to providing quality care using an interdisciplinary team approach through the end of life experience.  Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice team and bring their talents and skills to our patients and families in many ways.  Please download our VOLUNTEER FORM to inquire about All Care Hospice Volunteer Opportunities or contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 781-244-1129.

Direct Care Volunteers

Provide companionship

Volunteers offer friendly company to patients by engaging in activities, talking, or providing gentle presence and touch.

 Offer respite

For caregivers who would welcome a break, volunteers are able to spend time with our patients offering companionship or gentle presence.

Walk a pet

For patients who have pets, volunteers can take pets for a walk while they visit with patients.

Light grocery shopping

Volunteers can grocery shop for patients.

Sit vigil

Volunteers sit with patients and offer gentle presence in the last 24 – 48 hours of life.  Volunteers may sit with patients who are alone, as well as with families who may need extra support.

Indirect Care Volunteers

Office support

Volunteers provide support in our main office by performing administrative tasks including computer data entry, mailings, filing, faxing, tuck-in calls…

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Volunteer Training & Support:

All Care Hospice requires all volunteers to participate in a free and thorough training given by a team of hospice professionals.  Included in the training is:

  • All Care’s mission and philosophy
  • The role of the volunteer within the interdisciplinary team
  • Grief and Loss
  • Confidentiality
  • Safety precautions
  • Self – care
  • Patient care

In addition, support group meetings and in-service programs are offered throughout the year.

Volunteer Training Sessions

Our next Volunteer Training will be:

   February 6, 13, 27      March 6, 13, 20

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Please call our Volunteer Coordinator at 781-244-1129 for more information about our volunteer training sessions.

Join us for a Volunteer Meet & Greet

This event is for individuals who may be interested in volunteering but wonder what it’s really like to be a hospice volunteer.

   January 19th at 6:00p.m. at the Hamilton-Wenham Library

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Please call our Volunteer Coordinator at 781-244-1129 for more information about our volunteer training sessions.