Covenant Hospice is seeking individuals and groups to join its award-winning volunteer team. A training workshop will be held from9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at the Covenant Hospice branch office, located at 6479 Caroline St., Suite B, Milton. The workshop is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.



Covenant Hospice Volunteer Training will present an overview of hospice care and volunteer choices. Individuals and groups are needed to provide support for Covenant programs including office work, community outreach, and fundraising. Patient and family support volunteers are needed to provide friendly visits, companionship, breaks for caregivers, light housekeeping, transportation, assistance with yard work or home repair, and more. Active duty military and veteran volunteers are needed to support Covenantís We Honor Veteranís Program. Working and retired professionals are also needed to share their expertise.



Covenant provides a flexible volunteer schedule with opportunities for one time, periodic or weekly volunteer assignments. Volunteers receive ongoing educational opportunities and are honored annually for their contributions. To register or to learn more, call Hope Ripley or Sharon Oakes at 202-5802 or 202-5948.



Nearly 2,500 volunteers support 13 branch locations throughout Florida and Alabama. Covenantís volunteer program received three Awards of Excellence from Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Annual surveys indicate 98% of Covenantís volunteers are highly satisfied with their volunteer experiences. Covenant Hospice is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate services to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses.



Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, Covenant Hospice is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate services to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses.  For more information about Covenant Hospice or to make a hospice inquiry, contact the local branch office or visit www.covenanthospice.org