Volunteers: The Heart of Hospice

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Volunteers are the heart of hospice. You can bring comfort and caring to patients and their families during a difficult time for all.

Unity Hospice Care is committed to the provision of compassionate care to our patients and their families.

We believe that each individual should be provided the opportunity to die in a dignified and comfortable manner.

One of the ways we do this is through the help of our amazing volunteers who give of themselves to make someone’s final days a bit easier by showing them compassion. Often the smallest actions can be so meaningful.

If you would like to talk to someone about becoming a hospice volunteer at Unity Hospice, please contact us.

Types of Volunteers


Non-Contact Volunteers
Make crafts, bake, sew or write letters and cards.
Volunteers receive specialized hospice orientation and complete quarterly in-service training.

Contact Volunteers
Make friendly visits to patients to provide companionship.
Also offer a respite and support for caregivers.
Volunteers receive specialized orientation.
Becoming a contact volunteer requires a background check, TB skin test and health screen.

Volunteers can…

Bake Cookies
Write Letters
Read to a Patient
Knit Afghans
Send Cards
Play Music
Make Friendly Visits
Hold a Hand
Listen to a Lifetime of Stories