Hosparus Health of Southern Indiana needs volunteers in Clark, Crawford, Dubois, Floyd, Harrison, Jefferson, Orange, Perry, Scott and Washington counties and will host a free training on Wednesday, April 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (lunch and snacks provided) at its New Albany location, 502 Hausfeldt Lane.
Hosparus Health provides hospice and palliative care to seriously ill patients and their families. Depending on their interests, volunteers provide companionship and respite to patients and their caregivers, and help with administrative duties, bereavement care, outreach, fundraising and special events. Hosparus Health carefully selects volunteers and provides them with comprehensive training specially designed to meet the needs of patients and families. Hosparus Health volunteers must have available transportation and complete training and an application process.
About Hosparus Health Since 1978, Hosparus Health, a fully accredited nonprofit hospice and palliative care organization, has provided medical care, grief counseling, pain management and much more for people facing serious and life-limiting illnesses in Kentucky and Indiana. Hosparus Health has over 700 employees and 700 volunteers who care for almost 8,500 patients and families every year. To learn more, visit www.hosparushealth.org.