Volunteers

What does a volunteer do?

You choose the activities in which you are most interested.

Direct Patient Contact

  • personal visits
  • provide caregivers with respite time
  • run errands
  • write letters
  • read to a patient
  • listen and share stories

Fundraising

  • assist in yearly mailings
  • represent the agency at public events
  • spear head new fundraisers

Office Support

  • typing, filing
  • computer data entry
  • media work
  • letter writing

Training

This enlightening class offers education in the hospice philosophy, grief and loss, medical issues, family dynamics and the role of the volunteer with end-of-life care. Office volunteers complete an orientation specific to the project in which they are interested.

Please contact:

Director of Volunteer Services
Hospice of the North Country
358 Tom Miller Road
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
518-561-8465

Director of Volunteer Services
Hospice of the North Country

3909 State Route 11
Malone NY 12953
518-483-3200