An Important Message for Our Community
While some of our volunteer opportunities remain suspended at this time, our Hospice volunteer program welcomes those interested in learning about upcoming training sessions. Please call our Volunteer Office at (802) 860-4411 for more information.
As always, thank you for your support and understanding.
Do you have questions about volunteering with the UVM Health Network – Home Health & Hospice? Take a peek at our list of FAQs to see if we can answer them here. If you still have questions, contact us by phone or email referenced in this section.
Are there any requirements for becoming a volunteer with UVM Health Network – Home Health & Hospice?
Volunteers are required to complete an application and have a successful background check after being interviewed and accepted. Depending on the department, completion of training is required before accepted. Hospice volunteers also need two negative TB tests within a 3 week period.
What types of volunteer work is available?
Volunteers support many of UVM Health Network – Home Health & Hospice’s programs and perform a wide range of jobs. We recommend you begin by looking at the volunteer program pages in the Program Volunteering section of this website. You can talk directly with a program manager, or contact our Human Resources department to discuss your questions about volunteering with UVM Health Network – Home Health & Hospice.
Does UVM Health Network – Home Health & Hospice provide training for volunteers?
Each program offers training for volunteers specific to the volunteer role in that program. Depending on the program, the training may be one-on-one with program staff or provided in a structured group setting. For example, Hospice Volunteers are required to complete a six week training program before being able to serve as a volunteer. This training is offered twice per year, in the Spring and Fall.