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: Anderson, Franklin, Owen and Woodford Counties
"The reason I became a volunteer was to give back to an
organization that provided so much to me and my family
during such a difficult time and now I continue volunteering
so I can offer my experience to help other families"
- Gail Cummings,
The administrative volunteer provides added support to Bluegrass Care Navigators in all areas of programming. This position is not directly related to patient care.
Assembling and delivering of educational information and other "compassion gifts" to families who have recently lost a loved one. Opportunity is also available at the Inpatient Units in Lexington and Hazard.
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.
Shopping for basic essential needs for patients and/or caregivers.
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