Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering with our organization. We rely on volunteers in a variety of roles, based on your interest and our needs.
- Due to the nature of our work, Volunteers are exposed to sensitive information and situations. This is why we invest time in screening, providing an extensive orientation and offering ongoing training to all BBH Volunteers.
- You must be 18 years or older to Volunteer.
- We keep applications on file for six months.
Hospice experience, hospice volunteer, brochure, newspaper, social media, presentation, community event, faith community, school/university... please be specific if possible.
Please provide the following information as it is used to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.
In which of these areas do you feel you have moderate to excellent skill? Check all that apply.
Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer. This can be updated at any time via the volunteer portal.
What you know about hospice care, why you are interested in our organization, the type of role you are seeking, and what you hope to contribute and gain from your involvement.
Willing to work with people without regard to race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religious creed, disability or marital status?
Able to commit to volunteering for a minimum of 1 year?
(If you are a student, please enter your projected graduation date as well below.)
Willing to take a the required level 2 background screen?
Willing to take the required 2 TB skin-prick screenings?
And do you have reliable transportation?
Type YES or NO Below. If NO, please elaborate.
Type YES or NO below. If YES, please elaborate.
Volunteer Experience, past or current.
professional experience, academic education or expertise in a certain field or vocation.
In the event of an emergency whom should we notify?
Who can we call for a reference check? *Cannot be a relative
I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Big Bend Hospice volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering.
I understand and agree that submitting this application form that if I am approved as a Big Bend Hospice volunteer I choose to serve without expectation of any monetary compensation, and I will be considered an unpaid employee of Big Bend Hospice. I also understand that as an unpaid employee of Big Bend Hospice I am not eligible for worker’s compensation in the event of injury or illness that may result from my activities as a Big Bend Hospice volunteer.
By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.