Cultivating Hope: A Hospice Volunteer Program


 Hospice at Home of Arizona’s volunteer program is always looking for committed and caring members of our community who want to volunteer for hospice help. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice team, filling roles that range from spending time with patients, sharing your special talents, lending a hand in our office, or assisting with events and fundraising.

Deciding to become a volunteer is a very special and rewarding decision. You will have an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families. No matter your interests and hobbies, you can turn your favorite pastimes into meaningful, fulfilling moments. You decide how much time you are able to devote and we will match your interests and schedule. All it takes is a willingness to help. Hospice volunteers describe their work as gratifying, intellectually stimulating, and emotionally meaningful.


What can I do as a volunteer?

 Support for patients – visiting, reading, writing letters, bringing in music, walk a pet, companionship, assist with shopping, light housekeeping, light laundry and folding, prepare a light meal

Respite and support for family members – allow family caregivers the opportunity to take care of necessary errands, exercise, or simply have time alone

Share your special skills and interests – musicians/singers, barbers and beauticians (licensed), light yard work, licensed pet therapy visits, art, crafts, scrapbooking/photo albums

Fundraising and administrative work – helping in the office with administrative duties; prepare mailings or thank you letters; assist with fundraising and community events

Bereavement support programs – assisting a support group facilitator, serving refreshments, or helping with mailings to families .


What is required to become a volunteer?

The most important requirement for hospice volunteering is a willingness to help. Our volunteer coordinator can work with you to find the right opportunity to fit your interests and schedule. Simply fill out a hospice volunteer application and we will find the perfect fit. You will receive specialized training and support. .