April 14, 2022 (Jacksonville, Fla.) – April is National Volunteer Month, and Community Hospice & Palliative Care is dedicated to promoting and celebrating volunteerism. Volunteers are diverse and special members of the community, offering companionship and a listening ear to patients and family members.
Community Hospice & Palliative Care has over 800 volunteers who bring their many talents and educational backgrounds to help with pet therapy, veteran’s projects, thrift shops, music therapy, bereavement outreach, patient and family support, spiritual care, and administrative duties and to make a difference in the community.
“Volunteers make up an integral part of Community Hospice & Palliative Care. They provide valuable support for every discipline within our organization,” said Dan Batty, Manager of Volunteer Services. “The COVID pandemic did not prevent our volunteers from finding ways to meet needs of our patients. Now that the restrictions have been lessened, our volunteers are excited to be getting back to volunteering in meaningful ways.”
If you are interested in being a volunteer, please visit Volunteer.CommunityHospice.com more information.
About Community Hospice & Palliative Care
Established in 1979, Community Hospice & Palliative Care is an innovative national leader in palliative and hospice care, as well as providing programs and services to meet the diverse needs of the communities it serves. During its 42-year history, through the support of more than 1,000 employees and 1,000 volunteers, the organization helps approximately 1,600 patients per day to live better with advanced illness – at home, in long-term care and assisted living facilities, in hospitals and at its 10 inpatient care centers. No one is ever denied care due to an inability to pay. To learn more about the support and services of Community Hospice & Palliative Care, visit CommunityHospice.com