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Become a Volunteer

There is so much that the human spirit can give to the patients here, and so much that their spirit can give to us.

Make a Difference

As a non-profit, volunteers are an essential component of the services that we provide. Volunteers enrich our patients' daily lives and help our regular staff provide exceptional care.

If you would like to volunteer at Connecticut Hospice, click the button below to complete the registration form, and we will get back to you to discuss volunteer options.

Volunteer Roles

There are many ways to help. Volunteers are needed for more than twenty roles.

  • administrative assistance
  • bereavement
  • community outreach
  • compassionate sitters
  • diversified help
  • events
  • expressive arts
  • pastoral and spiritual
  • patient assist (hands-on care)
  • pet therapy
  • reception desk
  • transportation
  • expressive arts
  • pastoral and spiritual
  • patient assist (hands-on care)
  • pet therapy
  • reception desk
  • transportation

How Does Volunteering Work?

Volunteers workng at the front desk at the Connecticut Hospice

As a volunteer for Connecticut Hospice, you can choose the best role and time that works for you, from weekdays or weekends, to mornings or evenings. 

Our volunteer program provides orientation and training for each volunteer who gifts us with their time, talents and expertise.  

Volunteers receive ongoing support from our staff and experienced volunteers.

While we ask for a minimum 4 hour weekly commitment; we are flexible to meet your schedule. We can work with you or your organization for special one-time volunteer projects such as fund-raising or a holiday event.

Volunteers interact with patients and family members of all ages – infants, children, young adults and the elderly

Opportunities to make a difference as a volunteer continually arise.

Volunteer rocking a babyas musician plays at The Connecticut Hospice

Volunteer Interview Video

Patient Assist and Compassionate Sitter

About Our Volunteers

About Our Volunteers

Connecticut Hospice volunteers are a diverse and talented group. They include working professionals, homemakers, retirees, and students. Connecticut Hospice works with local colleges to coordinate volunteerism with various community action programs. In addition to junior and senior high school and college levels, even grade school children “volunteer” for special projects like sending holiday cards and singing to patients and families.

Over 400 volunteers work alongside Connecticut Hospice staff members in our Branford in-patient facility, and in homes across Connecticut.

Please Support Us

As a not-for-profit, we depend on generous donors to help us provide customized services and therapies that aren’t completely covered by Medicaid, Medicare, or private insurance. 

Please make a gift to help us sustain the highest standard of care.

Donate  Online

Contact Admissions

Admissions may be scheduled seven days a week.
Call our Centralized Intake Department: (203) 315-7540.

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