Your Passage to Making a Difference

Passages Hospice volunteers represent a diverse population of students, retirees, homemakers, professionals and service groups. Each volunteer gives of their time for unique reasons, but they all share a common interest in enhancing the well-being of our patients and families during their end-of-life journey.

Our volunteers receive a sense of fulfillment and appreciation for sharing their time. As a Passages Hospice volunteer, you will be part of an organization dedicated to enhancing quality of life for our patients and their families.

Choose from a variety of opportunities with flexible schedules
·         Patient care & companionship
·         Family support
·         Bereavement After-Care
·         Administrative Support
·         Pet Visits with Passages Pooches
·         Music / Art Visits

Volunteers must meet requirements before starting their assignment
·         Compassionate
·         Reliable and Mature
·         Completion of Volunteer Training
·         Basic Physical
·         Tuberculosis Screening
·         Emotionally Mature
·         Criminal Background Check
·         16 years or older (14-15 with written parental consent)

Comprehensive training prepares volunteers for their duties, topics include
·         Stress
·         Grief and Bereavement
·         Infection Control
·         Dementia
·         Team Approach
·         HIPAA
·         Family Dynamics
·         Policies and Procedures