Available Volunteer Opportunities at UNC Hospice

Front Desk/Administrative/Clerical

With answering phones, scanning, computer data entry and look up, filing, mailing, making packets, stuffing envelopes, delivering, picking up, copying, making special packets, etc.

Community Partners

Volunteers provide talks and educational materials for community events, civic groups, faith communities, and other organizations on end-of-life care issues

Companion Care

Volunteers are requested from Chaplains & Bereavements Coordinators to visit with bereaved people who need additional grief support.

Eleventh Hour

Volunteers who are able to provide last minute respite for families. This can be sitting with a patient during the final hour when patient has no family or an unexpected event comes up and a volunteer is need.

Family Support Volunteers

Provide respite, emotional and household assistance to hospice patients and their families.

Flower Project

Volunteer deliver flowers arranged by other volunteers on a weekly basis.

Music By the Bedside

Volunteers provide soft music by the bedside for patient that is both soothing and calming to the patient

Sewing Project/Lap blankets/pillows

Volunteers sew and are distributed to patients to bring comfort and love to our patients

Special Events

Volunteers that assist with special projects, fundraisers and more.

Tar Heel Paws Pet Therapy Team

An Animal Assisted Activity Program that delivers support and companionship for patients, visitors and staff. Must have a dog who is registered with Pet Partners.

We Honor Veterans

A Veteran-to-Veteran volunteer program where veterans volunteer with hospice veteran patients/families and take part in veteran-related events with UNC Hospice

Contact Us

Have questions about UNC Hospice volunteering? Contact the UNC Hospice Volunteer Coordinator.

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