Volunteers with Hospice of West Tennessee provide both direct and indirect care to our families. Giving your time as a volunteer requires patience, a listening ear, and a clear understanding of end of life care. Intensive training, specific to your interest, is provided through Hospice of West Tennessee Volunteer Services prior to beginning your time as a volunteer.
Hospice volunteers provide some of the following services to our patients and families:
- Assistance with special events such as memorial services, educational seminars, Camp W.I.N.G.’s, and fundraising events
- Administrative support with special projects, monthly mail outs, telephone support, and record keeping.
- In-home support that includes visiting, reading, singing, and respite care. *Respite support is only provided by volunteers who are specifically trained to provide hands on care.
- Assistance with bereavement services which includes completing follow up bereavement calls and assisting in monthly mailouts.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or if you would like more information, please call 731-664-4220.
NONDISCRIMINATION NOTICE STATEMENT
West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH) does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, Limited English Proficiency or sex, including discrimination based on gender identity, sexual orientation, sex stereotyping or pregnancy in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by WTH directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which WTH arranges to carry out its programs and activities.
For further information about this policy, contact Amy Garner (731) 541-9914.