Volunteers are a valuable part of the care Old Colony Hospice provides. We have a place for you that will meet your schedule and geographic preferences. There are a variety of ways that you can give your time, talents and experience. Some of the ways include:
"Being a Compassionate Care Volunteer has given me the opportunity to encourage and assist not only the patient but also family members as they travel this challenging road. The love I have seen as these families work together to serve someone they care about has been a great joy to witness."
- Louise M.
"After each visit, I remark to myself how fortunate I am to assist someone to leave this earth peacefully."
- Jack R.
"Being an Old Colony Hospice volunteer has made me realize the importance of family, love, and support. Seeing my patients' families in their very worst moments when they know the time to say goodbye is near, giving so much love, care, and support to their loved ones, teaches me what a blessing family can be at the end of our journey here on earth. I am humbled and honored to be a volunteer with Old Colony Hospice."
- Ana G.
"Patience creates joy. We never know what our patient needs until we meet them... and even then, they may not be able to communicate to us. Patience is needed to figure out what is important to them. It is the small things that bring joy when we least expect it."
- Diane B.
Volunteers often find that their greatest satisfaction comes from contributing to the well-being of others. They also have the opportunity to apply their talents differently from their usual work. For some, volunteering may even lead to a new career. Their gifts of time, energy, and skills fill a unique roll that only they can provide.