Notice

Volunteer Opportunities

alt There is no better way to offer hope and comfort than using your hands and your heart as a hospice volunteer.

Every year, more than 400 volunteers contribute hundereds of hours in administrative and outreach support. Pathway Hospice provides many different options to help you share your talents.



Ways you can make a difference include:


- Family Support Volunteers - provide respite, emotional and practical support to patients and their families.

- Pet Therapy - for volunteers recognized by a pet partners program

- Music and the expressive arts.

- Reflections Program for Children Volunteers - assist with set up and greeting of support group attendees, help with hospitality and assist professional facilitators as needed.

- Ambassadors - provided talks and educational events to corporations, civic, groups, faith communities, and health care providers on end-of-life care issues.

- Administrative Support Volunteers - assist with special projects and provide clerical support in a professional medical environment.

- Assistance - with fundraisers and special events.

- Other Creative Ways - Individuals may offer a special talent or service such as yard work, home repairs, homemade meals or baked goods.

- Veteran Recognition - Volunteer veterans acknowledge the military service and sacrifices made by the Veteran and his/her family.

- Vigil Volunteer - Vigil volunteers are called when patients are actively dying and do not have family or friends to sit with them, or have family members who need respite. The shifts are generally for four hours and can last through the night

 

If you are interested in volunteering with Pathway, contact our office and talk with our staff or drop by and pick up a volunteer application. Volunteers are vital to our organization and we would love to have you join our team of caregivers.

POLICY
Pathway Hospice does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, ability to pay, or age in admissions, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities of employment.

HIPAA
Pathway Hospice also complies with the “Notice of Privacy Practices” when you are admitted to our program” This notice is required by law under the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) which ensures the respect for your privacy and confidentiality of healthcare information
RESOURCE INFO
- Hotline Employee discrimination or organizational complaints for non-emergency, Report it! 1-877-778-5463.

- Complaints concerning patient abuse - Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging.
1-800-868-9095

- DHEC Hot Line number for issues related to Medicare and Medicaid. 1-800-922-6735