Thank you for considering becoming a Bluegrass Care Navigator Volunteer. Our volunteers bring warmth, compassion and support to patients and the families that we serve. Volunteers are an integral part of our team. It takes a special kind of person to volunteer with Bluegrass Care Navigators and therefore all potential volunteers are carefully screened and are required to complete a comprehensive training program that is aligned with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).
Things to consider before applying:
Serving: Boone, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton and Campbell Counties
All people are deserving of dignity , respect and love;
in both life and death. It’s a privilege to be a
small part of their journey.
- Jenny Brown
Weekly phone contact with home patients or families regarding any patient needs.
Additional Training Required
Deliver flower arrangements to patients in the home, Inpatient Units, Assisted Living facilities and Nursing Homes.
Porch deliveries such as flowers, cards and other "compassion gifts" that are provided by Bluegrass Care Navigators.
Activity created during COVID 19 Pandemic to continue providing supportive care to patients and families
Make blankets, neck pillows, head pillows, and/or Alzheimer's aprons for patients.
Call hospice patients and families frequently to provide extra support and companionship.
Visit with hospice patients via Bluegrass Care Navigator's Zoom platform.
These opportunities can include:
Providing patient-centered care to the seriously ill and their families with excellence and compassion; engaging in community partnerships, education and counseling; offering opportunities to staff, volunteers and donors to enrich lives through their gifts.
Be the leader in delivering comforting care at the right time to the seriously ill.
Respect & Dignity