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Our precious mom loved each of you so much. She would always say, 'They are the sweetest people and they are so gentle and kind to me. They work so hard!'
- Birmingham, AL

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Volunteers

Can you give the gift of time?

Volunteers are Vital!

Alacare Hospice volunteers complete the circle of care that is extended to each of our hospice patients. Alacare Hospice Volunteers become part of the Hospice Team improving patients’ quality of life by supplementing attention and companionship provided by Alacare Hospice staff.  Additionally, Administrative Support Volunteers assist with clerical support duties in all branch locations throughout Alabama.

Opportunities available for direct involvement with Alacare Hospice patients include:

  • Friendly visiting
  • Writing letters
  • Telephoning patients to say “hello”
  • Reading
  • Preparing light meals or snacks
  • Light housekeeping
  • Running errands
  • Companionship
  • Sending cards

Administrative support services in Alacare’s branches include:

  • Typing
  • Filing
  • Record-keeping
  • Special projects
  • Mail-outs
  • Data entry

All Alacare Hospice Volunteers are provided specific training and education. If you are interested in becoming an Alacare Hospice volunteer? Fill out our online Volunteer Application, contact us via email or call 1-888-252-2273 for more information.

View Alacare’s Chris Matthews speak to Alabama’s 13 anchor Wendy Gardner about the important role Alacare Hospice Volunteers serve here.