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Getting Started

Getting Started

Bonita Springs Hospice Care is committed to the highest quality of care for patients and families and the highest standards of support and education for our volunteers. Due to the sensitive nature of end-of-life care, volunteers are carefully selected and trained. To get started, we ask the following from all of our volunteers:

  • Complete a Volunteer Application. Please mail, fax or scan your completed application to:
  • Complete personnel requirements, such as:
    • Application and other forms
    • Immunization Record – documentation of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) if born in or after 1957.
    • Tuberculosis Skin Test (two-step) – provided as part of volunteer training (basic screening costs covered by Bonita Springs Hospice Care)
    • Background Check (costs covered by Bonita Springs Hospice Care)
    • Automobile Insurance
    • Driver’s License
  • If you have experienced a recent loss, we ask that you wait one year before volunteering in homes with patients and families.
  • Attend all training sessions for the type of volunteer work you want to do.

After completing the personnel file and training sessions, we ask for a commitment to volunteer for a period of weeks, months, or years. We work with you and your schedule.

We have opportunities for seasonal, time-limited, and long term volunteers.

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