Hospice Volunteering

Allied Services Hospice volunteers are a diverse group of dedicated individuals committed to providing a variety of services to both patients and their families.

With compassion and respect, Hospice volunteers play a vital role within the Hospice team – visiting patients and/or their families, supporting their caregivers or assisting in the Hospice office.

Volunteer Opportunities

Patient Care Volunteers:

Patient Care Volunteers provide companionship to patients & respite for their caregivers. They offer a warm presence, a listening ear, an open mind and a loving heart to those in our care.


Vigil Volunteers:

Vigil Volunteers are available upon request to provide a supportive presence to patients and their families during a patient’s final journey.


Administrative Volunteers:

Administrative Volunteers provide office and clerical support to the Hospice team members.


Bereavement Support Volunteers:

Bereavement Support Volunteers provide a caring presence either by phone or in person to support individuals during their grief journey.

Volunteering Process

When you commit to becoming a Hospice volunteer, you will be provided with a detailed orientations to our Hospice program in addition to learning the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual aspects of caring for a patient with an end stage illness.

You can commit as much or as little of your time as you desire as an Allied Services Hospice volunteer.

Volunteers are considered the same as employees and require the following: an application with reference checks, a Criminal Background check and a 2 step TB test.

For More Information

If you are interested in becoming a Hospice volunteer and making a difference in the lives of our patients and their families you are encouraged to contact Megan Cerco:
570-340-4585
MCerco@allied-services.org

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