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The Hospice Volunteer

Volunteers are the Heart of Hospice! PAX Hospice Services volunteers are members of a dedicated group of loyal and sensitive individuals who give of themselves to help ensure the mission of hospice care. Each volunteer brings something special to hospice to help fulfill our mission.

Ways You Can Volunteer

There are many ways volunteers can support the work of our hospice.

  • Patient and Family Support Volunteers – to visit the patient and family, be a listening ear, share a quiet moment, run errands for the patient, read to the patient, review Bible passages
  • Bereavement Service Volunteers – make phone calls or visits to surviving family members and friends, offer support to the families during the grieving process, mail sympathy cards and bereavement notes to the surviving family
  • Special Service Volunteers
    • provide clerical assistance to the hospice staff
    • send birthday cards to the patients
    • participate in our Balloon Bouquet program by delivering balloons to our patients
    • participate in our Memory Bear Program by creating a bear from a loved one’s garment
    • participate in our Pet Therapy Program by signing up your pet to provide companionship to our hospice patients
    • participate in Music Therapy

Become A Volunteer Today!

PAX Hospice Services is always looking for committed volunteers to become a part of our hospice team. Volunteering with our program can be a rewarding experience – one that is appreciated by so many.

To become a hospice volunteer:

  • Contact our office at (601) 991-3840 and ask to speak with our Volunteer Coordinator or
  • Click here to send an email or
  • Click here to access a form that you can print out and mail or fax to our office at (number) or
  • Complete and submit the below form.