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HOSPICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

LEXINGTON, N.C. (Jan. 23, 2018) – Hospice of Davidson County is looking for volunteers to join its team.

Volunteers play an important role in the care Hospice of Davidson County provides to the patients and families it serves each year. In 2017, volunteers contributed more than 2,700 hours of service to the agency.

Hospice of Davidson County is currently seeking patient-family and administrative volunteers which serve in a variety of roles ranging from providing companionship for patients and families at the The Henry Etta and Bruce Hinkle Hospice House, in their homes or at other facilities to greeting guests at the Hinkle Hospice House, serving meals, baking cakes, preparing mailings and more.

Patient-family volunteers receive specialized training, enabling them to provide companionship and caregiver support to those experiencing a life-limiting illness. The agency encourages patient-family volunteers to consider a commitment of one to three hours per week.

Hospice of Davidson County will hold an orientation and training session for those interested in volunteering with the agency February 19-20 and February 26-27 from 6-9 p.m. Training sessions will be held in the administrative building on the Hospice of Davidson County Campus, located at 200 Hospice Way in Lexington. Applications and registration are required by February 12.

For more information or to register visit hospiceofdavidson.org/volunteer or contact Rebecca Sink, volunteer team leader, at (336) 475-5444 or rsink@nullhospiceofdavidson.org.

About Hospice of Davidson County

For more than 30 years, Hospice of Davidson County has been a recognized leader in the advancement of quality end-of-life care across the Piedmont Triad region. Each day, the ACHC accredited agency provides comfort for more than 120 patients and their families, in a variety of locations, including private homes, in long-term care and skilled-nursing facilities and at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House, the only inpatient hospice facility in Davidson County. Hospice of Davidson County is a United Way of Davidson County partner agency. For more information, please visit hospiceofdavidson.org or  Facebook.

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