Prime

Volunteers

Volunteers are treasured members of our team. Volunteering with us may just be one of your most fulfilling experiences.

Whether you wish to visit patients, share a special talent, or support a program that interests you, we have a variety of volunteer opportunities to choose from.

"Only a life lived for others is worth living"

- Albert Einstein

Volunteer Opportunities

Patient Care

Administrative

Patient care volunteers can serve in private homes or at extended-care facilities.

Administrative volunteers provide office support at our Glendale office. 

Talk and listen to patients

Read to patients

Play cards

Answer phones

Help with correspondence

Survey hospice families about quality of care

Run errands

Help patients with email, letters, or memoirs

Training

Prime offers specialized training to build skills in cross-cultural end-of-life care.

Many volunteers say what they learn in hospice enriches their personal and professional lives.

Skills you'll develop include:

  • Communication: Actively listening for conversational cues and helping people to find solutions that fit their own values and beliefs

  • Understanding Grief: Recognizing and honoring the various ways to cope with loss

  • Supporting Caregivers: Being fully present and helpful to people closest to the patient

  • Safety: Protecting patients and caregivers from accidents and infections

  • Spirituality: Supporting patients and families who are coping with profound questions about living and dying

  • Confidentiality: Safeguarding patient and family privacy

  • Self-Care: Setting boundaries and relieving emotional stress

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Prime Hospice does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.