Volunteer

Book Sale Volunteers- Community Nurses

Community Nurses is always looking for volunteers to enhance and support the compassionate care we provide to our patients and families. Volunteering is a very rewarding life experience. There are many wonderful volunteer opportunities at Community Nurses, including:

  • Hospice
  • Senior Outreach
  • Events/Fundraising

If you have an interest in volunteering, contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 1.800.841.9397 or print a Volunteer Application and mail to:

Community Nurses, Inc.
Volunteer Coordinator
757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200
St. Marys, PA 15857

Hospice

Below is a list of just some of the many jobs a hospice volunteer may do:

  • Administrative office work – copy, file, assemble admission packets
  • Social visits – visit patients to offer companionship and support
  • Caregiver relief – stay with a patient for a couple of hours to allow the caregiver time for a break
  • Caregiver assistance – run errands and perform light household chores
  • Massage therapy – certified massage therapists offer various types of massage
  • Reiki therapy – reiki practitioners offer comfort for patients and families

Qualified volunteers must:

  • Have the ability to listen with empathy and without judgment
  • Have respect for all people no matter their creed, culture, gender or lifestyle
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Complete the screening, training, reporting and ongoing education required of all hospice volunteers

There are other duties for hospice volunteers, such as helping with hospice fundraising and bereavement events that support our hospice patients and families. Learn more by reading Hospice Volunteers Helping People Live from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

Senior Outreach Program

Telephone past patients and other individuals to provide the support and reassurance they need to remain safe at home while avoiding hospital readmission and emergency room visits.

Events & Fundraising

Butterfly Release Volunteers Community Nurses

Help with our Book Sale for Hospice, Butterfly Release, Camp Flutterbye (clearances required), and other agency events. View some of our upcoming events.

We welcome your inquiry about becoming a Community Nurses volunteer.