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What Iowa City Hospice Volunteers Do

The assistance provided by volunteers is as varied as the patients, families and communities we serve.

Many volunteers work directly with patients and families, others provide support in the office, still others educate the community or assist with fund raising.

View opportunities here.

Contact an Iowa City Hospice volunteer coordinator by email or call 319-688-4216, 800-897-3052 to discuss your skills and interests.

All volunteers are required to complete a volunteer application.


Become an Iowa City Hospice Patient Care Volunteer

Patient and family support volunteers provide companionship and support to terminally ill patients and their loved ones. Volunteers provide many forms of assistance, at all levels of skill. Many are relatives and friends of former Iowa City Hospice patients. They have seen first-hand how Iowa City Hospice’s care impacts quality of life and they want to help others experience its unique benefits.

To be qualified to assist patients and families, volunteers must undergo a 14-hour training program approved by Medicare and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

Check out these educational opportunities on the calendar.

Contact an Iowa City Hospice volunteer coordinator by email or call 319-688-4216,
800-897-3052 to learn more.


Set Up A Volunteer Training In Your Community

Iowa City Hospice volunteers are especially needed in communities outside Iowa City/Coralville, including those in Cedar, Iowa, Louisa, Muscatine and Washington Counties. Although many of our training sessions take place in Iowa City, we can bring the training to your community—we simply need six or more trainees.

For more information, or to schedule a training session, contact an Iowa City Hospice volunteer coordinator by email or call 319-688-4216, 800-897-3052.


Volunteer Timesheets

Download timesheets for patient care volunteers: Word | PDF

Download timesheets for outreach volunteers: Word | PDF

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