The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Spring Volunteer Training
The Elizabeth Hospice will host a three-day volunteer training for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer May 27, 28, 29 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. Volunteers that can assist with complementary therapies such as pet therapy, aromatherapy, music therapy, 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 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 May 20. Next training will be offered June 29 and 30 at the Jenna Druck Center located at 2820 Roosevelt Rd., Suite 200 San Diego 92106.
The Elizabeth Hospice (http://elizabethhospice.org) is the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support to the seriously ill and their families in San Diego County. Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has touched the lives of more than 90,000 patients and families in the communities we serve, regardless of their ability to pay. Through its Center for Compassionate Care and the Jenna Druck Center, comprehensive counseling and grief support services are available for all ages to the community-at-large, regardless of the type of illness or death experienced. To learn more, call (800) 797-2050 or visit the websites at www.elizabethhospice.org, www.cccforhope.org, and www.jennadruckcenter.org
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- Contact Information
- Lisa Marcolongo
- Public Relations
- The Elizabeth Hospice
- (1) (800) 797-2050
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