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WHY VOLUNTEER?

St. Mary’s Hospice volunteers offer vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and the community, but the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer. 


Volunteering and helping others can help you reduce stress, combat depression, keep you mentally stimulated, and provide a sense of purpose provide peace, comfort and care to patients, caregivers, and families during the end-of-life process. 


The benefits of volunteering can help you to find friends, connect with the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. 


St. Mary's Hospice Services offers three volunteering opportunities; Office Assistant Volunteer, Event Coordinator Volunteer, and Patient Care Volunteer.



For Patient Care Volunteers

Volunteers may NOT handle your medicines, change dressings, help with enteral feedings, transport you, or fill out financial paperwork. 

volunteer opportunity

OFFICE

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Office volunteers assist Hospice staff members with administrative tasks related to making copies, creating new patient binders, and other office related tasks.

EVENT

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Event volunteers are the event planners for our Hospice organization. Volunteers schedule fundraising events, contact vendors, and assist on the event day for set-up, guest assistance, and clean-up.

PATIENT

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Our patient care volunteers offer support, companionship and compassionate help while providing high level of patient care. Patient care volunteers’ services include; Listening to music, talking with the patient, playing patient’s favorite games, helping with feeding, providing comfort, support to patient's family and caregiver, and other daily tasks

Contact the volunteer coordinator if you are interested in volunteering for our hospice services.

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Stop by at our main office and pick up a Volunteer Application.

St. Mary's Hospice Services, Inc.

3180 E Shields Ave #105Fresno, CA 93726US

(559) 222-1291

Volunteer Coordinator Office Hours

Mon

9:00 am – 3:00 am

Tue

9:00 am – 3:00 am

Wed

9:00 am – 3:00 am

Thu

9:00 am – 3:00 am

Fri

9:00 am – 3:00 am

Sat

Closed

Sun

Closed

Downloads our hospice volunteer application

Hospice Volunteer Application (pdf)

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