Volunteer For the Full Life
Wherever you choose to volunteer at Empath Hospice, there’s a place for you. Whether you want to work directly with patients and families or in another role, you can make a big difference in someone’s life, including your own.
To learn more about volunteering with Empath Hospice, upcoming volunteer trainings and how to register please contact us at (863) 329-2743.
Training is provided at no cost and there are volunteer locations throughout Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties. Daytime, evening and weekend options are available – and you can even volunteer from home.
- Free orientation, training and education
- Many roles, locations and times available
- No experience or medical background necessary
Empath Hospice Volunteer Opportunities
Empath Hospice is seeking volunteers to help with the following tasks in Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties:
- Pet Visitation
- Administrative Support
- Social Visits
- Veterans Support
- Telephone Support
- Respite for Caregivers
If you have a special skill you would like to share, we are open to ideas for other volunteer tasks.
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To become a volunteer, you must take the four-hour Empath Health volunteer orientation to get started in one of our organizational support roles. An additional 12-hour patient and family support training is provided to those who wish to volunteer in patient-facing roles. Additional training is available for those who wish to provide specialized support including palliative arts and bereavement.