Spring Volunteer Training Announced

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of our patients and their families? Consider becoming a volunteer!

Carroll Hospice has announced its spring volunteer training schedule. The training consists of two in-person classes, one at the beginning and one at the end of the session.

In between training sessions, participants will complete online courses that range from about 20 minutes to 1 hour in length and cover topics such as understanding pain, compassionate conversations and the impact of grief. A short quiz is given after each online course to ensure the material is understood.

The next volunteer training in-person dates are as follows:

First in-person orientation session (choose one): Tuesday, March 19, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., or Friday, March 22, 9 a.m. to noon

Wrap-up in-person orientation session (choose one): Tuesday, April 23, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., or Friday, April 26, 9 a.m. to noon

After the training session is complete, volunteers are qualified to offer companion care at a patient’s residence, whether that’s in a private home, nursing facility or at Dove House, Carroll Hospice’s inpatient facility.

Visit our website to learn more about volunteer opportunities and to fill out the volunteer application. For more information, call volunteer coordinator Kim Benson at 410-871-7228.

 

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