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CCH offers training to become Hospice volunteer

CCH offers training to become Hospice volunteer

GILLETTE, WY – Campbell County Health Hospice and Home Health is holding its Hospice Volunteer Training on March 19, 22, 26 and 29, from 5-9 pm. There is no cost to attend the training and dinner is provided at each session. An application can be downloaded at www.cchwyo.org/volunteer. Applications are due Friday, February 16, 2018.

Applicants must:

  • be 18 years or older,
  • complete and application and pass background checks,
  • participate in an interview with the Hospice Volunteer Coordinator Tina Dickey, and CCH Volunteer Services Coordinator Chris Buxton, and
  • attend all four sessions.

Hospice volunteers provide family, spiritual and administrative support, help families with the grief process, and can provide respite care and more in the patient's home, the hospital, long-term facility, Close to Home Hospice Hospitality House, or anywhere the patient calls home. Hospice is seeking volunteers for the direct patient support roles. Every patient is eligible to receive volunteer support, which can include companionship, emotional support, reading, letter writing, errands, respite, meals and visiting.

Contact CCH Volunteer Services Coordinator Chris Buxton at 688-1536 or email crystal.buxton@cchwyo.org for more information.