Hospice seeking volunteers and offering training in March 2017

Winona Health Hospice Services is offering training for community members interested in becoming hospice volunteers. Winona Health Hospice provides care to individuals and families within a 25-mile radius of Winona no matter where they receive healthcare services.

Hospice staff and volunteers provide respite care and emotional and spiritual support to individuals living with a terminal illness and their families, by providing compassionate care and support during an individual’s end-of-life journey.

The training includes an initial meeting on either: Monday, March 20 from 9 a.m-10:30 a.m. or Thursday March 23 from 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. There is also independent online education and, once complete, participants will attend one of the final meetings: Tuesday, April 18 from 9-10:30 a.m. or Thursday April 20 from 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

Those interested are asked to contact the hospice volunteer coordinator by email: skronebusch@winonahealth.org or call the Winona Health Hospice Services office at 507.457.4468.

Those interested also will be asked to complete an online volunteer application at: www.winonahealth.org/volunteer.

 

 

An opportunity to make a meaningful difference: Become a hospice volunteer (training included)

Winona Area Hospice Services is offering training for community members interested in becoming hospice volunteers.

Hospice staff and volunteers provide respite care and emotional and spiritual support to individuals living with a terminal illness and their families, providing compassionate care and support during an individual’s end-of-life journey.

The extensive volunteer training covers everything from the various roles of hospice volunteers and nurses, to how to support families and understand the bereavement process.

The training includes an initial meeting on either Monday, January 18, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. or Tuesday, January 19, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. There is also independent online education and a final meeting on either Monday, February 22, from 10 a.m. until noon or Tuesday, February 23, from 5 until 7 p.m.

Those interested are asked to contact the volunteer coordinator by email: skronebusch@winonahealth.org or call the Winona Health Hospice Services office at 507.457.4468.

Those interested also will be asked to complete an online volunteer application here.