Become a Hospice Volunteer! There are many volunteering opportunities within hospice. Some of these opportunities include:

  • Providing short-term respite for family members
  • Companionship
    • Reading books
    • Playing games
    • Life review
  • Cooking meals/meal prepping
  • Shopping
  • Pet visitation
  • Gifts of music, art, and legacy projects
  • Weekly phone calls
  • Bereavement mailings and support
  • Office support
  • And many more…

All volunteers are required to complete a background check, drug screen, and attend volunteer orientation/training class. Our Volunteer Coordinator works closely with families and volunteers to match opportunities and personalities to meet the needs of our patients and families.

If you are interested in becoming a James River Hospice Volunteer, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (804) 272-3300.