Volunteer Training

When you bring a heart for compassionate service, our volunteer training teaches you how to apply your kindness. You'll develop meaningful working relationships with your fellow volunteers and our hospice team. Each day is a learning experience.


Training includes:


  • The goals and philosophy of hospice care
  • The responsibilities and duties of caring for patients and their families
  • The physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of death and dying
  • Listening and communication skill
  • Patient and family rights
  • Family relationships
  • Spiritual and cultural diversity
  • Patient confidentiality


For more information on training workshops, please contact the Compassus location nearest you.