A weekend training session will be held on Saturday and Sunday, November 2 & 3 and 9 & 10 from 9 am -4:30 pm. All sessions will be held at Hospice Office, 4102 Old Vestal Rd, Vestal.
A number of topics are covered during the training including the history and philosophy of Hospice Care, Death-Grief-Losses, communication skills and psychological issues. After completing the training and requirements, volunteers have the opportunity to assist in a number of areas including home care, delivery and errands, meals, bereavement, nursing homes, inpatient, office duties and much more.
If you would like to volunteer, please contact Bettye Canestaro, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, at 584-9159 to schedule a brief initial interview or if you have questions about becoming a Hospice Volunteer.