Did you know that there are over 400,000 hospice volunteers in the United States? Hospice of North Idaho is proud to claim over 250 of this group. Our volunteers are the heart of Hospice of North Idaho and make a world of difference to the patients and families we serve. While the majority of our volunteers are involved in helping support our patients and their loved ones, there are a variety of ways to donate your time to Hospice of North Idaho, including volunteering at one of our two Thrift Stores. In this section of our website, you can read about volunteer opportunities, the specialized training our volunteers receive, or learn about how your pet could become a companion to a hospice patient.
As a hospice volunteer, what you do depends on your skills and interests. Read on to find out what kind of training it takes to become one.