Volunteers are an integral part of the HealthEast Hospice care team. They offer a gentle presence, a helping hand and a compassionate ear. Volunteers serve a variety of important functions. Whether offering respite for caregivers, preparing a light meal at the Pillars Hospice House or sitting with a patient sharing a silent moment, Hospice volunteers provide care and companionship.
We welcome all who are interested in volunteering, but our current greatest needs include music volunteers, military veteran volunteers, male volunteers and weekend volunteers for our Pillars Hospice Home located in Oakdale.
To learn more about becoming a HealthEast Hospice volunteer, call 651-232-3412 or send us an email.
Current HealthEast Hospice volunteers can login here.
How does volunteer training work?
Our volunteers are very qualified, receiving over 20 hours of training. Our volunteer training program explores the physical, spiritual and emotional issues surrounding Hospice care. Volunteers are also presented with on-going educational opportunities to strengthen and develop their skills.
Where do volunteers assist?
Hospice volunteers assist in a variety of areas. While specific duties may vary, some examples include:
Please note that hospice volunteering is different from hospital volunteering. If you are interested in volunteering at a Fairview or HealthEast hospital, visit their webpage.