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 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

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

Check our calendar for upcoming training dates.

Volunteer Today!