Halifax Health – Hospice Seeks Volunteers for Southeast Volusia Care Center

Halifax Health - Hospice seeks caring, supportive and dedicated volunteers to provide assistance at its Southeast Volusia Care Center located at 4140 S. Ridgewood Avenue, Edgewater.

At Halifax Health – Hospice Care Centers, volunteers can choose to help prepare meals; socialize with patients and families; or serve as a receptionist answering phones and greeting visitors.  Those who can sew and quilt are needed as well, along with those who can assist with clerical duties, including data entry.  Licensed massage therapists, cosmetologists, pet therapists, artists and veterans who would like to donate their time and services are welcome.

Halifax Health – Hospice also seeks volunteers who can visit patient and nursing homes or assisted living facilities to socialize and provide respite for caregivers.

Those interested need to attend all three curriculums being held at the SoutheastVolusiaCareCenter on the following dates and times: Thursday, November 5 – Curriculum I (1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.); Thursday, November 12 – Curriculum II (1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.) and Thursday, November 19 - Curriculum III (9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.).  

For additional information, contact Halifax Health - Hospice Volunteer Services Coordinator Diane Adams at 386.425.4701 ext. 66400 or diane.adams@halifax.org.

Since 1979, Halifax Health – Hospice, a not-for-profit organization, has provided extraordinary end-of-life care and grief support for patients and families through a uniquely specialized team of registered nurses, licensed social workers, spiritual care counselors, hospice aides, complementary therapists and more than 600 volunteers who are on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information on Halifax Health – Hospice services and programs, visit halifaxhealth.org/hospice.