Catholic Community Hospice serves people of all faiths by providing guidance, peace of mind and compassionate care at the end of life. As an integral part of our program, specially trained hospice volunteers offer friendship, emotional support and respite care for patients and families facing a life-limiting illness.
Request and complete a volunteer interest application form, complete the interview process and attend volunteer training offered by Catholic Community Hospice.
Two Saturday trainings, six-hours per session, cover mandatory topics such as Confidentiality, Infection Control, Hospice Philosophy, Documentation and Alzheimer’s disease. Additional topics include Communication Skills, Physical Process of Dying and Spiritual Issues of the Dying. Multidisciplinary team members facilitate this training. Monthly in-service training and review meetings include topics such as Comfort Care, Grief and Bereavement, Elder Abuse, Music Therapy, etc.
Our Volunteer Coordinator works with each volunteer to identify assignments that match volunteer preferences, availability and talents. For more information, call 913.433.2020 or email email@example.com.