Becoming a Volunteer?
There are many ways to get involved. Whether you want to volunteer directly with our patients and families, or in an administrative role, you can make a difference in someone’s life…starting with your own! Our volunteers often say, “I get back so much more than I give!”

Our volunteers are a critical part of our care team, serving our patients and families in both direct care and supporting roles. If you are looking for a meaningful way to give of your time……

If you are interested in volunteering or would like to schedule a visit, please contact Leslie Karnbach @ or Susan Parish at 479-872-3392 or

Volunteer Process?
Requirements include but are not limited to:



Personal Reference Checks

Criminal Background Checks

Drug Screening

TB Testing

Flu Shots

Attend New Volunteer Orientation

COVID Vaccine

Once approved as a volunteer, you will be assigned to a volunteer mentor to help guide you through the training process.

Teens ages 14-18 may volunteer in certain supported settings and are required to have a signed Parent/Guardian’s consent.

New Volunteer Orientation is offered for individuals wanting to learn more about volunteering at Circle of Life. Orientation includes but is not limited to:

Overview of hospice services and facility tour

End of life care concepts, disease process

Confidentiality and patient’s/family’s rights

Bereavement and spiritual care

Social worker overview, family dynamics

Hospice interdisciplinary team

Volunteer duties and responsibilities

Volunteer roles and boundaries


Volunteer Today!

Current Volunteers

Upcoming Training Events Register for Training
Active volunteers can download FORMS here.
Volunteer Videos Click Here

Friday Morning Coffee Buzz

Friday, September 16, 2022

10 – 11 a.m. 

Guest Speaker: Ryan Langston

Ryan is our Chief Financial Officer at Circle of Life. He will discuss the responsibilities of Operations, Accounting, Hospitality, DME and IT departments

Patient Support Class

September  2022

Marie & John Carr Hospice Home, 1201 NE Legacy Parkway, Bentonville

Date and time TBD

New Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, September 17, 2022
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Circle of Life Hospice Home
1201 NE Legacy Parkway
Bentonville, AR

Orientation is the first step to becoming a Circle of Life volunteer.  Please complete an online application by clicking the button below and you will receive more information. If you have any questions, please reach out to Leslie or Susan at 479-750-6632.