Because of the sensitive nature of our organization’s work, each prospective volunteer is required to undergo a screening process, which includes an interview with the hospice volunteer supervisor and background and reference checks.
Once the screening process is satisfactory, you will complete an extensive training program:
After completing training, you’ll be expected to be available for two to four hours per week, to offer companionship and emotional support to patients and families and relief to caregivers.
Hospice of the Northwest supports volunteers through bi-monthly support groups, newsletters, and educational programs.
To Become a Volunteer: