901 Jones Road | Springdale, AR 72762
1201 NE Legacy Parkway | Bentonville, AR 72712
Referrals: 479-872-3377


However you choose to volunteer at Circle of Life Hospice, 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 872-3392 or sparish@nwacircleoflife.org 

Volunteer Screening & Training Requirements

What you can expect when applying to be a volunteer: 

Apply online (or use paper form), telephone interview, volunteer training, required paperwork, background check, personal reference check and a placement meeting.  

Volunteers who will have direct contact with patients and family members must attend a Patient Support class, offered quarterly, and complete an initial 2-step TB test. 

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

New Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, October 5th, 9:00AM-5:00PM

Circle of Life, Hospice Home at Legacy Village, 1201 NE Legacy Parkway, Bentonville, 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: 

  • 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 

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, sparish@nwacircleoflife.org or Kathi Garrett at 479-419-4404, kgarrett@nwacircleoflife.org

Volunteer Application If you are interested in becoming a Circle of Life volunteer, please complete the application. Once you submit your application, we will contact you  with additional information.  


Volunteer Forms – For current volunteers.


Contact Information

901 Jones Road
Springdale, AR 72762

1201 NE Legacy Parkway
Bentonville, AR 72712



Words of Thanks

  • Thank you so much for caring for our wonderful friends and families. Keep up the great work. We appreciate you so very much.
  • I just wanted to thank you so much for your help and kindness during my father's last days. You and your staff made a difficult situation so much easier for all involved. My family and I deeply appreciate all that you did for us.
  • Many thanks for the good care you gave our loved one.
  • Thank you for all the love, care and support you provided us. We are so grateful for our great opportunity to reconnect with mom and make lasting memories. You helped make mom's time with us better as she prepared you for her heavenly home.
  • The staff at Circle of Life will never know how much we appreciated the care given to our parents. Each of you is unique in your own ways.
  • Thank you for your wonderful care. Circle of Life is a wonderful place and we appreciate you all so much. Thank you for your kind and gentle care of our family member.
  • My family was so pleased with how you took such good care of my wife in her final days.
  • Thank you so much for the love and care of our loved one. Your kindness will live on in our hearts forever.
  • Your care of mom was such a blessing - at our home and at the hospice home. Such kindness and genuine love for those who are dying. You all provide such a valuable service. May God bless you in return.
  • Thank you so much for the excellent care of our loved one at this most difficult time of life.
  • Thank you so very much for the care and compassion you showed mom. She loved you all and you made her last year much better.
  • Many thanks to all of you for the wonderful thoughtfulness, care and kindness for our friend and his family in his final days.