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.

New Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, January 25, 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Circle of Life Hospice Home, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR

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

  1. Overview of hospice services and facility tour
  2. End of life care concepts, disease process
  3. Confidentiality and patient’s/family’s rights
  4. Bereavement and spiritual care
  5. Social worker overview, family dynamics
  6. Hospice interdisciplinary team
  7. Volunteer duties and responsibilities
  8. Volunteer roles and boundaries

A light breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages will be provided. For more information or to reserve your seat, contact Susan Parish at 479-872-3392, or by email at: sparish@nwacircleoflife.org .

However you choose to volunteer at Circle of Life, there’s a place for you. Whether you want to work directly with our patients & 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, please contact Susan Parish our Volunteer Manager 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

Monday, February 10

Patient Support Class

5 – 8 p.m.

Earlene Howard Hospice Home, Springdale, AR

This class is not only for New Patient Support Volunteers. It is a class all Patient Support Volunteers should attend to “brush up” on requirements/regulations.

Wednesday, February 12

Patient Support Class

1 – 4 p.m.

Legacy Village Hospice Home, Bentonville, AR

This class in not only for New Patient Support Volunteers. It is a class all Patient Support Volunteers should attend to “brush up” on requirements/regulations.

Friday, February 21

Friday Morning Coffee Buzz

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Earlene Howard Hospice Home, Springdale, AR

This is an education opportunity for you. Come enjoy coffee, snacks, fellowship and learn something new!

Friday, February 28

Friday Morning Coffee Buzz

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Legacy Village Hospice Home, Bentonville, AR

This is an education opportunity for you. Come enjoy coffee, snacks, fellowship and learn something new!

Active volunteers can download FORMS here.

BECOME A CIRCLE OF LIFE

Volunteer Today!

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