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The Role of the Talbot Hospice Volunteer

When you become a Talbot Hospice volunteer, you join a wonderful group of dedicated individuals who support patients and families in our care. Talbot Hospice volunteers are the most important and visible providers of our supportive services. Our volunteers have many and diverse gifts that they contribute in their own way, and we welcome your skills and talents!

Things volunteers do:

  • Cook meals for patients at Hospice House
  • Provide respite for caregivers¬†
  • Play Music
  • Staff the front reception desk
  • Take patients to doctor appointments
  • Shop for groceries
  • Arrange flowers
  • Maintain our lovely meditation gardens
  • Serve as an End-of-Life Doula when death is imminent
  • Serve as a companion to patients just by holding a hand, reading a book or taking a ride

If you have a desire to be a volunteer at Talbot Hospice we will try to find a way to incorporate your interests and talents.

The most important attributes of our volunteers include:

  • Commitment to our mission
  • Kindness
  • Compassion
  • The ability to listen without judgment
  • Respect for others
  • Healthy boundaries
  • A sense of humor

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • Hospice Alliance
    Hospice Alliance
  • Alliance Kids
    Alliance Kids
  • Teleios Collaborative Network
    Teleios Collaborative Network
  • We Honor Veterans