Hospice seeks volunteers

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Hospice seeks volunteers

Community Hospice has scheduled a new Volunteer Orientation training. The two-day session will be Wednesday and Thursday, May 19 – 20, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The sessions will be held at the Community Hospice office located at 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland.

Although volunteers are needed for a variety of duties, there is a particular need for those interested in providing short in-home caregiver breaks, emotional support and companionship visitation, nursing home visits, chaplains providing spiritual support, military vet-to-vet visits and at the Care Center as a greeter/receptionist or working with the hospitality cart. Volunteers determine when and how often they are available to assist — a few hours a week or just occasionally. All volunteers must complete the required training to be certified. Space is limited to allow for social distancing. Masks are required.

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If you are interested in becoming a Hospice volunteer or to reserve your space, contact Andrea Arnett, Director of Volunteer Services, at 606-329-1890 or 1-800-926-6184.