Locally Owned & Operated, Serving North Alabama Since 2002

Thank You for Choosing
Hospice of Tennesse Valley!!!

VOLUNTEER  PROGRAM
Volunteers play a heartfelt role in the good work at Hospice of Tennessee Valley.  We offer many rewarding opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to share their time, talents and interests on behalf of our patients and families.
NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED.  WE PROVIDE TRAINING.
You do not have to be a healthcare professional to volunteer with Hospice of Tennessee Valley.  We invite you to use the talents you already have or to develop new skills in an area of interest.  Our Volunteer Services staff will help you feel prepared, confident and appreciated in whatever role you choose.  We do ask that all volunteers bring the following qualities to Hospice of Tennessee Valley:

  • Good communication skills
  • Non- judgmental attitude
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility
  • Compassion

Volunteers are:

  • Any Age, Race or Religious Belief
  • Are Integral members of the Hospice of Tennessee Valley Team
  • Caring, Open, Flexible and Accepting
  • Enrich their own life by enriching the lives of others

VOLUNTEERING HAS HEALTH BENEFITS!
Did you know that when you volunteer to help others, you increase your own odds of living a healthier, longer,  more satisfying life?
According to the Corporation for National and Community Service (May 2007) research report finding, that just two hours of volunteer service a week:

  • Improved functional ability and health outcomes for those who volunteered regardless  of socio-economic status, education, marital status, age, gender and ethnicity.
  • Improved physical and mental health in volunteers age 65+ due to personal sense of accomplishment.
  • Lowered rates of depression in volunteers age 65+.
  • Reduced despair and depression for adult heart attack survivors who volunteered.
  • Improved overall health and longevity and reduced depression in volunteers age 70+.

For more information about becoming a volunteer for Hospice of Tennessee Valley, please call 256-767-1322.