Hospice orientation set for Monday

GREENVILLE — State of the Heart is seeking volunteers to help the nonprofit agency serve in many capacities, including work directly with patients as well as non-patient volunteer tasks. Volunteers are an important part of the team which cares for patients and families in eastern Indiana and western Ohio who are confronting a life limiting illness.

State of the Heart is holding an orientation for new volunteers Monday, Feb. 15 from 8-4:30 at the agency’s Greenville office, 1350 N. Broadway. The orientation is open to volunteers across our entire service area. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Below is a list of different opportunities available.

• Patient volunteers

• Sitting, talking and interacting with patients at the nursing home, inpatient unit or in private home.

• Run errands, light housekeeping or meal prep

• Family support

• Grief group / bereavement volunteers

• Massage therapy

• Pet therapy

• enLIGHTEN volunteer

• Accompany to medical appointments

• Family support

• Connect families with community resources such as (meals on wheels, handyman service, legal and financial)

• Help with volunteer recruitment

• Run errands, light housekeeping or meal prep

• Transportation assistance

• Office volunteer

• Answer phones

• Filing

• Help in coordinating volunteer needs

• Print monthly bereavement mailings

• Help prepare and label monthly mailings

• Data entry

• Fundraising

For more information and to register for orientation contact Christena Subler at 937.548.2999 or [email protected] Volunteers are required to have a background check and be at least 16 years old. For more information about the services provided by State of the Heart, visit the agency web site at www.stateoftheheartcare.org