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ABOUT RIVERCROSS

Volunteering your Time

Hospice volunteers are extraordinary people who do ordinary things to change lives. They bring their unique talents and skills when they help terminally ill patients and their families. Volunteers are an essential part to the hospice team. They stand alongside the professionals and create a caring environment for everyone involved.

How You Can Help

Hospice volunteers show their caring in many ways by visiting the patient and family at home, in the nursing home, or wherever the patient resides.

You can assist by:

If you are not interested in direct patient contact, there are still many ways in which you can support the hospice team. They include:

What is Required

Many of the hospice volunteers have had first-hand experience with a life-limiting illness either with a family member or close friend. This often helps prepare them for volunteer work by being sensitive and supportive to the family’s needs. All volunteers receive training on:

Time Commitment

After training is completed, volunteers determine the amount of time they would like to commit to hospice work. They can contribute from a couple hours a week to several days in the month. Any and all efforts are appreciated when helping us serve our patients and families.

Everyone Benefits

Volunteers in hospice find it personally gratifying, intellectually stimulating, and emotionally meaningful to assist those in need at a critical point in their lives. Many volunteers consistently report that helping the terminally ill through hospice is not about dying but about living. By giving of yourself and your time, you can make a difference in someone’s life.

For further information on Rivercross Hospice’s Volunteer Training Program, please contact our Volunteer Coordinators at: volunteer@rivercrosshospice.com.

 

Kansas On-Call
1.877.291.9690

Oklahoma On-Call
1.888.617.2273

Rivercross Hospice has a Rapid Response Team that provides immediate care for patients
24 hours a day,
7 days a week.

CONTACT US
Click here For further information on Rivercross Hospice’s Volunteer Training Program.

RESOURCES

Click here to download
Rivercross Hospice Volunteer Brochure
(pdf)

Click here to download
Rivercross Hospice Volunteer Application

(pdf)

DONATE
Rivercross Hospice is dedicated to providing the best quality of care to patients and families facing end-of-life issues. Visit our donations page to learn more about how you can help.