Volunteer Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Who is eligible to volunteer?
Anyone who has an interest in serving their community and has a calling to love, care and help others. To maintain quality of care for our patients, CorsoCare requires a thorough background investigation for all potential volunteers.
How do you choose your volunteers?
Volunteers choose us! A volunteer coordinator will be happy to describe the needs of in your area. Visit here to see some of our current open opportunities.
What are the benefits of volunteering?
People become hospice volunteers for a variety of reasons. Some benefits include a sense of fulfillment, meeting volunteering requirements, and building relationships and special bonds with incredible people. Many of our volunteers have past experiences with hospice and want to give back to hospice patients and their families.
How much training do you have to go through to become a volunteer?
Training can be completed on your schedule! CorsoCare Hospice will provide training and quarterly in-services for all volunteers.
How much time are volunteers expected to give?
As much or as little as you’d like! There is no set time requirement, but our patients and staff benefit greatly from your service.
What types of things can hospice volunteers do?
There are a variety of ways volunteers can donate their time to hospice including both direct and indirect patient care. Everything from:
- Companionship and support
- Music visits
- Art activities
- Pet companionship
- Veterans’ recognition and support
- Caregiver relief
- Bedside vigil
- Hospice office work
- Writing letters
- Arts and crafts
To learn more about how to become a volunteer, visit our online application, call us at 248-438-8535 or send us an email at Volunteers@CorsoCare.com.