Opportunities

If you are interested in getting involved with Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, we have many rewarding opportunities to choose from.  Volunteering with us will give you a chance to help others and learn new skills at the same time.  In fact, our volunteers often find that the rewards they receive from volunteering are far more than they ever imagined.  To learn more, please contact Crystal England at 704.335.3578.

Patient & Family Support Volunteers

  • Visit with the patient and family
  • Give caregivers a much-needed break
  • Run errands
  • Provide transportation
  • Assist with grocery shopping
  • Listen

 Staff Support Volunteersfamily volunteer unit

  • Assist with fundraising, health fairs, and special events
  • Assist with patient record filing
  • Research statistical data
  • Collate manuals, run copies, make phone calls
  • Handle general office tasks
  • Greet visitors at reception area

 Group Volunteers

  • Provide food, gifts, and decorations during holidays
  • Help with much-needed yard work

 Special skills volunteers

  • Licensed cosmetologists provide hair services to patients unable to leave home
  • Licensed massage therapists offer tension-relieving massages to patients
  • Certified pet therapy volunteers bring much-needed solace to patients, families, and staff at homes and in long-term communities
  • Licensed notaries offer services in completing Living Will, and Heath Care Power of Attorney documents as well as the new Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (MOST) form
  • Talented musicians bring peace and joy to patients

 Holiday Volunteers

During the Thanksgiving and holiday seasons, our patients and their families often do not have the energy or resources to prepare a special meal or celebration.  Individuals and groups can help by preparing and delivering a meal or donating and delivering groceries.