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Hospice Volunteers

Volunteers fill many roles at Catholic Hospice. They are an important part of the patient care team, providing a special kind of caring and compassion to our patients and their families. Catholic Hospice provides a basic orientation and training for all volunteers. There are several ongoing opportunities:

Patient Services:

• Providing emotional support to patients and families.

• Listening to patients and families.

• Reading to a patient, or holding a hand.

• Staying with a patient while families members take a needed break or keep an appointment.

• Shopping or doing errands for a patient.

• Providing transportation for a patient or family member.

• Praying, or singing with a patient.

• Providing emotional support and friendship to the patient and family.

Administrative Services:

• Calling or visiting bereaved families to offer emotional support.

• Coordinating mailings to bereaved families.

• Typing, answering phones and filing at Catholic Hospice offices.

• Helping with data entry.

Community Relations:

• Providing information about Catholic Hospice at local health fairs and other community events.

• Assisting with various other fundraisers and activities throughout the year,
such as Camp Erin & Swinging Fore Charity Golf Tournament.
To download a Camp Volunteer Application click here

• Speaking to groups on behalf of Catholic Hospice

For more information please call our Volunteer Coordinator at 305.351.7052 or e-mail us at

You can also Download a Volunteer Application Here and mail it to our Volunteer Department.