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St. Croix Hospice Volunteer

Job Description

The St. Croix Hospice team provides exceptional hospice care with an emphasis on quality of life. Our holistic care model offers physical, emotional and spiritual support uniquely tailored to a patient’s individual needs and wishes. When you join our team as a volunteer, you’re making a difference in the lives of individuals and families right in your own community.

When you give your time as a volunteer with St. Croix Hospice, you join a team of individuals dedicated to providing patient-centered care and comfort during advanced-stage illnesses. Hospice volunteers offer companionship, compassionate help and support for patients and their loved ones when they need it most. Volunteers provide an empathic, respectful and caring presence for patients and their loved ones.

St. Croix Hospice offers many unique volunteer opportunities depending on your personal experience and preferences:

  • Administration
    • Provide added support to the hospice staff in all areas of programming except for direct patient care. The volunteer will assist the administrative staff with general office duties associated with special projects, mailings, filing, organizing, phones, and more.
  • Bereavement
    • Support families during the 13-month period following the death of a hospice patient, through mailings, support groups and events. Provide information to bereaved families about upcoming grief support and community resources and makes referrals to the bereavement team.
  • Companion
    • Interact with patients through activities like reading aloud, letter writing oo engaging in conversation. They may also sit vigil with patients nearing the end of life as part of our Voyage Vigil Program.
  • Pet therapy
    • Facilitate interaction between patients and trained companion dogs. Handlers must be certified through an approved program.
  • Virtual
    • Provide support to hospice patients and their loved ones virtually via computer and/or phone such as checking on their supply, medication and equipment needs. Virtual Tuck-In Volunteers will help with anticipating patient, family and caregiver needs and filling requests to set them up with what they need for the weekend.

Physical Address

St. Croix Hospice

225 Southwind Pl #2a

Manhattan, KS  66503


For further information contact Milissa Regan at To apply click: Application Form


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