The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Volunteer Training

The Elizabeth Hospice will host a three-day volunteer training for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer November 17, 18, 19 from 8:30am to 3:00pm at The Elizabeth Hospice administrative building located at 500 La Terraza Blvd, Suite 130, Escondido. Volunteer training is free and open to the public. Must attend all three days. Volunteers that can assist with complementary therapies such as pet therapy, aromatherapy, music support, Reiki, as well as, licensed massage therapists are greatly needed. Spanish speaking volunteers and veterans are also needed. The Elizabeth Hospice serves communities in San Diego County and Inland Empire.

Professional staff at The Elizabeth Hospice teach the comprehensive training classes, addressing issues such as the volunteer role in hospice care, working with non-verbal patients, cultural diversity, complementary therapies, and active listening. Graduates of this volunteer training will serve hospice patients and their family members that live in the graduate’s community.

To ensure a place in the volunteer training, please contact the Volunteer Department at (800) 797-2050 by November 10.