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"Benny Roo, one of our wonderful pet therapy dogs, tries to look all tough in his biker get-up, but there's not a tough or rough bone in his body," states volunteer coordinator, Celeste Pattee.
Benny Roo's team partner is Volunteer Cindi Van Vleck. Thank you both for sharing your compassion and time with our patients and their families at the Acosta-Rua Center for Caring.
The volunteer services department will host the Annual Volunteer Training event on Thursday, September 20 at the University Center at the University of North Florida. The schedule is as follows:
Transportation is available from the following designated locations: Orange Park, Acosta-Rua, Hadlow, St. Augustine and Fernandina Beach.
ACTION STEP: RSVP today by calling 904.407.7063.
Volunteers at Whitey's Fish Camp
Do you or someone you know have a pet with the potential to do pet therapy? We are always looking to expand our team. Click here to learn more about our Pet Therapy program and requirements needed to join.
This year, please help us add to our volunteer team by asking your relatives or friends to consider volunteering with Community Hospice & Palliative Care. To complete a volunteer application, send them
We are excited to announce that Community Hospice & Palliative Care is adding a new volunteer opportunity called "Meal Assistant Volunteers." This opportunity will target patients who live in long-term care facilities and who have uncomplicated feeding needs. Training for this opportunity will consist of two 4-hour sessions over two days. If you are interested in learning more about this program, please contact Nicole Reed, special programs volunteer coordinator, at NReed@communityhospice.com or call 904.738.9330.
We are adding a new Vigil program in the coming months. If you are interested in learning more about this program, please contact Nicole Reed, special programs volunteer coordinator, at NReed@communityhospice.com or call 904.738.9330.