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Volunteer Training

Date
October 27, 2020 - 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location:
Hospice of Washington County, Inc.
747 Northern Ave.
Hagerstown, MD 21742
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Phone:
301-791-6360
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Cost:
Free

Do you want to find fulfillment in life by doing something truly worthwhile?  Are you compassionate, caring, reliable and flexible?  Consider becoming a Hospice of Washington County Volunteer!

Volunteers are Needed for...

  • Companionship, emotional support and a listening ear
  • Providing a break for family members
  • Assisting with errands or light housework
  • Providing a bedside vigil with patients during their final hours
  • Providing specialized comfort to patients with massage therapy, haircuts, pet therapy or music
  • Providing companionship and/or honor ceremonies to Veterans through the Vet-to-Vet Volunteer Program

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, we will teach you all you need to know in regard to the hospice approach to death and dying, and how to put these ideas into practice.  No experience is required.  Volunteer Training is a hybrid learning experience that combines online (or DVD) video modules and in-person activities. 

Step 1: Application and Interview

Step 2: Complete online (or DVD) training

Step 3: Attend a Volunteer Training Session.  Two 4 hour sessions are offered at the end of every month (Choose One)

For more information or to apply, please contact Lindsay Anderson, Volunteer Services Director, at 301-791-6360 or laanderson@hospiceofwc.org.

Download a training flier and/or volunteer application below:

Volunteer Training Flier

Volunteer Application