Friday, February 5, 2016

State of the Heart Hospice Seeking Volunteers: Orientation Set for February 15th in 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 will hold an orientation for new volunteers Monday, February 15th 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 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

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