WestCare LifePath Palliative Care & Hospice seeking volunteers, offering training

Sylva, N.C. – WestCare LifePath Palliative Care & Hospice is seeking volunteers for the LifePath team to assist in supporting patients under palliative care or hospice treatment, and is offering volunteer training sessions beginning in August.
Multiple areas of volunteer opportunity are available, including supporting patients and families in their place of residence, providing administrative support in the LifePath office, assisting with hospice projects, contacting bereaved families to help provide grief support, and providing spiritual care. LifePath volunteers are free to choose how much time they will commit and are given the opportunity to schedule visits with patients at their convenience.
12 hours of training are required for those wishing to volunteer. The next volunteer training sessions will be held Saturday, August 9th from 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at the LifePath office, located at 26 WestCare Drive, Suite 301, Sylva.
To sign up for the volunteer training sessions or for more information, contact Lauren Stafford, at 828-631-1702.