INTERESTED IN
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 sparish@nwacircleoflife.org.

WHAT IS OUR
Volunteer Process?
Requirements include but are not limited to:

Application

Interview

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

Current Volunteers

Upcoming Training Events Register for Training

Friday, January 22, 2021

Friday Morning Virtual Coffee Buzz

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Virtual from any computer or smart phone

Email Leslie Karnbach @ lkarnbach@nwacircleoflife.org or Susan Parish @ sparish@nwacircleoflife.org for link to attend.

 

February 2021

Patient Support

Details TBD

 

Friday, March 26, 2021

Reflective Listening

(But I Don’t Know What to Say)

Details TBD

Recommended for all volunteers

 

Saturday, January 30, 2021

New Volunteer Orientation

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

1201 NE Legacy Parkway, Bentonville

Seating is limited, must be registered to attend.

Email Leslie Karnbach @ lkarnbach@nwacircleoflife.org or Susan Parish @ sparish@nwacircleoflife.org for more information and to register.

 

Friday, February 19, 2021

Friday Morning Virtual Coffee Buzz

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Virtual from any computer or smart phone

Email Leslie Karnbach @ lkarnbach@nwacircleoflife.org or Susan Parish @ sparish@nwacircleoflife.org for link to attend.

 

Friday, February 5, 2021

Friday Morning Virtual Coffee Buzz

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Virtual from any computer or smart phone

Email Leslie Karnbach @ lkarnbach@nwacircleoflife.org or Susan Parish @ sparish@nwacircleoflife.org for link to attend.

 

Saturday, February 27, 2021

New Volunteer Orientation

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

901 Jones Rd., Springdale

Seating is limited, must be registered to attend.

Email Leslie Karnbach @ lkarnbach@nwacircleoflife.org or Susan Parish @ sparish@nwacircleoflife.org for more information and to register.

 

Active volunteers can download FORMS here.

BECOME A CIRCLE OF LIFE

Volunteer Today!

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