FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS?
- What does it take to be a volunteer?
Dependent on what kind of volunteer you'd like to be your training and requirements will be outlined by the volunteer category you fall within. For example, if you'd like to be a Direct Care volunteer providing assistance to clients, families and caregivers you are required to complete 21.0 hours of training
- Will I be going into peoples homes as a volunteer?
- Is this a home health program?
We are an all volunteer Hospice which means, everyone who provides assistance at any capacity within our organization is a volunteer. It is easy to mistake us for home health because we do provide comfort, and respite care in the homes however, we don't offer the clinical side of Hospice and Palliative care.
- Do you accept insurance?
We do not, the volunteer services we provide free.
- Does a primary care provider have to refer me?
Not necessarily. It is important that we work in conjunction and collaboratively with anyone involved with your care.
- When is the next volunteer training?
The upcoming volunteer training will be held September 9, 10 and 16th. The days your attendance will be required are dependent on the level of capacity you wish to volunteer for.