Become A Volunteer

Volunteer to Lend a Compassionate Hand

Volunteers are an important part of the Residential Hospice Care Team.

Through your compassion, talents and time, you make a world of difference for our patients, their caregivers and our devoted staff. We invite you to explore opportunities for volunteering with Residential.

Apply now to become a volunteer.

Hospice Volunteer Roles

There are several ways to volunteer with Residential Hospice. Read the descriptions below to find the role that fits you best.

Companionship Volunteer

Visit patients at home or in a long-term care facility. Companionship may include reading and talking to a patient, writing letters, reading a patient’s personal story, or providing respite and support for the patient’s caregiver.

Hospice Doula

Provide information, emotional support and physical comfort for a hospice patient and loved ones during and right after the dying process. We will provide you with specialized training, all materials and continuous support.

Pet Therapy Volunteer

Bringing your certified therapy dog on visits can lower symptoms of depression and stress, bringing joy, humor, love and companionship to our patients.

Administrative Volunteer

You may choose to assist Residential Hospice office staff with basic clerical work, like mailing, making phone calls, filing and material preparation.

Hear from Some of Our Current Volunteers


Tom and Denise Hilterman

Volunteers since 2007

“I get to hear the stories. Every story unfolds a chapter of a life.” – Tom

“I’m thankful for the time with patients and to get to know them.” – Denise

For questions or more information:

Become a Volunteer

Ready to answer the call. Please complete this brief interest form, and we will contact you about volunteer options.

Understand your options for care and coverage

Questions about Medicare, Medicaid, or other insurance coverage options? Call us.

Honor your loved one

Help families in need of compassionate care.