Published on January 29, 2019

Hospice Volunteers Needed - Itasca County

Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospice is looking for volunteers – people dedicated to providing compassionate care for patients so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible.

Essentia trains volunteers in hospice philosophy, spiritual care, grief and bereavement, communication skills, and boundaries, among other things via online training and face-to-face meetings. Hospice volunteer opportunities include patient and family support, office support, and phone calling There is an especially great need for volunteers in greater Itasca County, for people with musical skills, and volunteers for military veterans.

Anyone interested is welcome to complete a Hospice Volunteer application online at: www.essentia.vsyslive.com

For more information, residents in the Itasca County area may call (218) 327-8780.

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