Welcoming Volunteers at a Place for You

 Are you looking for opportunities to share your passion and bring a sense of comfort to the lives of others? Become a part of the Hospice Volunteer Team with Hartford HealthCare at Home.

Our Team has one of the most extensive volunteer programs in the region. As a volunteer we offer you:

■Visiting opportunities throughout the state that can be tailored to your area of preference.■ Monthly education and support opportunities.■ The opportunity to be part of a committed group of volunteers who are appreciated and well supported.

There is a place for you that will fit your needs. Opportunities include:

■ Visiting homes and/or facilities to offer companionship for patients and respite for caregivers.■ Providing activities such as reading, singing and playing music.■ Offering massages and reiki sessions.■ Coordinating certified pet therapy teams.■ Providing emotional support, companionship, bereavement, veteran and vigil support when needed.■ Offering administrative support.

The team is planning a series of trainings in the fall to prepare prospective volunteers with classes on the history and mission of hospice, care and comfort of the dying, spirituality, grief and bereavement, and other necessary topics to enable you to safely provide care to patients at end of life. After the training we will start the on-boarding process.

Join our amazing group of hospice volunteers by attending our upcoming training classes on Zoom. Prospective volunteers are encouraged to attend all five sessions.

■ Thursday, Sept. 14, 5-7pm.■ Tuesday, Sept. 19, 5-7pm.■ Thursday, Sept. 21, 5-7pm.■ Tuesday, Sept. 26, 5-7pm.■ Thursday, Sept. 28, 5-7pm.


■ Thursday, Oct. 5, 1-3pm.■ Thursday, Oct. 12, 1-3pm.■ Thursday, Oct. 19, 1-3pm.■ Thursday, Oct. 26, 1-3pm.■ Thursday, Nov. 2, 1-3pm.

For more information or to register for these training series, please contact staff in the region where you live.

Litchfield, New Haven, Fairfield and Middlesex counties:

Volunteer Coordinator Holly Beck at 203.321.3008 or holly.beck@hhchealth.org.


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