ESCONDIDO – The Elizabeth Hospice seeks caring people to participate in the Winter Volunteer Training that will be held on three consecutive Saturdays, February 6, 13, and 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Elizabeth Hospice administrative office located at 150 W. Crest St., Escondido. Volunteer training is free and open to the public. Bilingual volunteers are needed.
Professionals at The Elizabeth Hospice teach the comprehensive training classes, addressing issues such as the volunteer role in hospice care, spiritual concerns in death, dying and grief, working with non-verbal patients, cultural diversity, complementary therapies and active listening. Graduates of this volunteer training will serve hospice patients and their family members as well as Transitions program clients and their families.
To ensure a place in the Volunteer training, contact a Regional Volunteer Liaison at (760) 737-2050, no later than January 29, 2009.
To learn more about The Elizabeth Hospice, visit http://www.elizabethhospice.org.