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Hospice of the Chesapeake Volunteering

As a volunteer, there are many opportunities to use your unique skills and interests to benefit others:

  • Patient Care Volunteers enhance the quality of life for patients and their families by providing companionship, a listening ear and practical assistance.
  • Vigil Volunteers are available upon request to provide support to patients and families during the final days and hours of life. Vigil Volunteers have completed additional training in the physical and spiritual aspects of dying.
  • Administrative Volunteers provide office and clerical support. Projects may include mailings, onsite deliveries, data entry, phone support, filing, making copies and other special projects.
  • Honor Salute Volunteers pay respect to our valued veterans patients in a unique way. Volunteers join service members to honor veterans for their service in the military.
  • Tuck In Callers make phone calls to home patients each Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon to assess patients’ pain level and needs, including medications, supplies and equipment.
  • Community Outreach Volunteers manage informational displays at community events or assist with speaking engagements related to the hospice mission.
  • Camp Companions provide a safe and reassuring presence for grieving children and teens who attend our annual bereavement camps.
  • Grief Support Volunteers provide a caring presence either by phone or in person to support individuals during their grief journey.

Eligibility Requirements

Last updated: 24/10/2023 12:17