Hospice Bereavement volunteer

Also known as: Bereavement volunteer
Bereavement volunteers act as part of the Providence Bereavement Services staff by contacting survivors of hospice patients after the death. They provide a listening ear, emotional support and report possible complicated grief reactions to the bereavement staff. Bereavement volunteers might also assist with community-related hospice events.

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Volunteer training for serving in Clackamas County

Providence Hospice serves the Clackamas County region and offers a comprehensive course for anyone desiring to become a hospice volunteer or seeking in-depth understanding of hospice care and end-of-life issues.   

Palliative Care Services in Southern Oregon

Providence Home Health Palliative Care is an extension of our traditional Home Health program. Patients needing palliative care often have complex needs that require specialized care.

Community Hospice Training Program Schedule

Providence Hospice offers a free comprehensive course of training to prepare people who are interested in becoming hospice volunteers in the Portland area.

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  • Wanted: A loving, compassionate heart for hospice

    What does it take to be a Providence Hospice volunteer? No experience is necessary, just a loving and compassionate heart and a willingness to offer four hours a week to help families and patients who are struggling with a life-limiting or terminal illness.

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  • Hospice is about living

    Butch Naumes was heartbroken when he said goodbye to his brother, Patrick Naumes. Their family found solace in sharing quality time at the end with Patrick, who spent his last days in the care of Providence Home Health and Hospice, and family members say they are thankful for the care hospice provides.

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  • Help a child through grief: volunteer training begins Sept. 17

    Free training for volunteers to help facilitate children's grief support groups is Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 from 8:30 to 5 p.m.

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