Open your heart as a Hospice of North Alabama Volunteer
Volunteering with Hospice of North Alabama allows you the unique opportunity to open your heart to our patients and families. This inspiring experience can transform both the volunteer and patient while developing genuine friendships. Patients frequently give volunteers invaluable gifts, such as a heartfelt smile, words of wisdom or simply the squeeze of a hand. Volunteers bring comfort to our patients as they visit with them, read, laugh and cry with them. Volunteers also help bring joy and hope to our patients’ lives by listening to their life stories and easing their fears.
Hospice of North Alabama treasures our volunteers who go above and beyond to improve the quality of life of our patients and families. Our volunteers come from all walks of life, different ages with different educational and ethnic backgrounds. This team of dedicated volunteers adds diversity to the services Hospice of North Alabama provides. Open your heart and fill it with the gift of joy that comes from being a caring and compassionate volunteer to our patients and families. If you desire to make a difference in their lives and cherish the experience for the rest of your life, contact Hospice of North Alabama today to become a volunteer.
The volunteer responsibilities can vary depending on the amount of time available and preferences of each volunteer. The volunteer opportunities at Hospice of North Alabama are endless, but some examples include: companionship, caregiver relief, meal preparation, light house work, yard maintenance and writing various cards.
What does it take to become a Volunteer?
It is simple! Contact one of our Volunteer Coordinators or download the Volunteer Application, fill it out and drop it off at the office nearest you! The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you and set up a time to train you and answer all of your questions. Training involves orientation to hospice care, CPR certification, TB skin test and volunteer job responsibilities.