Become A Volunteer
Make a difference in the lives of families in your community – become a Home Nursing Agency Hospice or Healing Patch volunteer
What does a hospice volunteer do?
Home Nursing Agency hospice volunteers:
You can make a difference...
Become a Hospice volunteer like Lisa German from Home Nursing Agency.
Click on the .mp3 files below to hear what hospice care is and how it may help your loved one.
What is Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch?
Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch offers a soft place to fall for children and their families who have lost a loved one. A free service for children of preschool age through 18 years, the Healing Patch is a safe environment where children and their families can discover they are not alone in their grief by interacting with others who have encountered similar losses.
Why are volunteers so essential?
Volunteers are the heart of the Healing Patch. Without them, these free services could not exist for the grieving children and families of our community. It takes a special type of person to absorb the tragic stories children share at the Healing Patch. While volunteers must understand they are unable to “fix” what has happened, volunteers are able to help bring hope and healing back into the life of a child.
Could you be a Healing Patch volunteer?
The qualities that lead an individual to be a volunteer in the first place — compassion, empathy, acceptance of others, flexibility, dedication and commitment — are the same qualities that enable volunteers to support families in their journey through grief.
Healing Patch volunteers must:
How can you become a hospice or Healing Patch volunteer?
If you are interested in making a profound difference by becoming a hospice or Healing Patch volunteer, please apply online or contact Melody Ray, Home Nursing Agency Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, at 1-800-445-6262 ext. 4110.
For a printable version of the volunteer application, click here.
If you would like to apply online, click here.