FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT DOES A VOLUNTEER DO?

There are many ways to become involved in our program. Volunteer activities may include: companionship, reading, sharing stories, running errands, cooking a meal, or even providing support by simply holding a patient’s hand. We also need assistance in the office, with special events and other projects.

 

HOW MUCH VOLUNTEER TIME IS NEEDED?

It is up to the volunteer on how much time they can devote to volunteering. We will be happy to work with you to find a comfortable time frame.

WHAT DOES VOLUNTEERING REQUIRE?

Hospice Volunteers are required by law to pass a criminal background check, pass a TB test and complete orientation training. Continua will provide introductory and specialized, ongoing training sessions throughout the year to help you be a successful and confident volunteer.