Make a Difference in Someone’s Life

HopeHealth's volunteers serve an essential role in caring for people facing serious illness. In partnership with our staff, volunteers support patients and their families through companionship, alternative support services, administrative and community support and more throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

HopeHealth is a not-for-profit, mission-driven organization. If you want to make a real and lasting difference in someone's life, we would be grateful for your compassionate gift of time.

Learn more about our ways to volunteer or apply today

“Our volunteers provide a sense of calm and reassurance that tells the family, even without words, that they don’t need to be afraid, they are not alone. Blessed is the work of our volunteers!”

Susannah Currie, M.Div., board-certified chaplain for HopeHealth

Ways to Volunteer

There are many ways to volunteer at HopeHealth depending on your interests and skills. Read on to find the opportunity that's right for you.

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  • Offer emotional support and companionship to patients and families in our care.
  • Provide respite care (temporary caregiver break) for family members caring for loved ones.
  • Join our Peaceful Transitions team to ensure no patient ever has to die alone.
  • Assist with light household tasks or provide transportation.
  • Help a fellow veteran by offering emotional support and companionship.

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  • Share your skills in art, music, journaling, hand massage, Reiki and any other special talents.
  • Warm the hearts of patients and caregivers by offering the companionship of your pet.
  • Co-facilitate a grief support group or assist with a dementia-caregiver support group.

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  • Help in our offices by answering phones, preparing mailings, and filing.
  • Host booths at health fairs and community events.
  • Assist with special events and fundraisers.
  • Represent HopeHealth at senior centers, conferences, houses of worship, etc.

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HopeHealth Volunteers Make a Difference

HopeHealth's hospice volunteers share their special skills and talents to bring comfort and joy to patients and their caregivers. Watch how inspiring their work truly is.

Online Volunteer Application

Upcoming New Volunteer Trainings

Would you like to join our volunteer team? After filling out an application, join one of our upcoming volunteer trainings and be on-boarded as a HopeHealth volunteer!

Attleboro Public Library - Balfour Room

74 North Main Street, Attleboro, MA

Monday, May 18, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 pm

HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center

1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI

Monday, May 18, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Register for either of these trainings by emailing VolunteeratHopeHealth@HopeHealthCo.org or calling (833) 818-1919. More trainings are available in the community as needed. For qualified candidates, online training is available. Please call us for more information.

We are currently seeking volunteers for the below needs:

  • Patient/caregiver and companionship/respite – in homes  and at our partnering long term care facilities
  • Certified pet therapy
  • Bi-lingual – all languages

A final salute: the grace and dignity of hospice care for veterans

One in four dying Americans has served in the military. Learn how our veteran-to-veteran hospice volunteers can bring profound comfort—from compassionate listening to pinning ceremonies.

Questions about volunteering?
Call us at (833) 818-1919. Email VolunteeratHopeHealth@HopeHealthCo.org.

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