Patient and Family Support Volunteer

Patient Care Volunteers serve as members of the hospice team by sharing skills and interests in a manner that provides comfort and enriches the quality of life for those served. Support services include companionship, friendly visiting, active listening, bedside sitting and sharing hobbies and interests such as reading, gardening, listening to music, sports, travel, crafts, etc. Visits may occur at home or in residential care facilities. Pathways also offers additional training classes in Integrative Therapies for Patient Care Volunteers interested in learning Comfort Touch, Aromatherapy, and Music and Memory.