Hospice SLO County In-Home Volunteer Training - Fall 2019

October 17, 2019 @ 1:30PM — November 21, 2019 @ 6:00PM

Join our volunteer team to make a difference in your community!

Hospice SLO County In-Home Volunteer Training - Fall 2019 image

Become an In-Home Volunteer!

Ticket Details
In-Home Volunteer Training
Available For 12 More Days!

Free to attend, however donations are truly appreciated to cover training costs! $30 suggested donation.


Hospice SLO County's In-Home Volunteer Training is offered free of charge. Donations are greatly appreciated. If you would like to help cover the costs of this training, please consider making a donation when you register.

For the past 40 years, Hospice SLO County has depended on the generosity and time of volunteers who have offered their voice for kindness, listen with ears of compassion, and open their hearts with love.

Our free comprehensive 30-hour In-Home Volunteer Training will begin on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Classes will be held for 6 consecutive Thursdays from 1:30 - 6 pm at the Hospice SLO County office.

In-Home Volunteer Training
Thursdays, 1:30 - 6:00 pm
October 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, & 21

Topics include:

  • Exploring personal attitudes about dying and death
  • The history of hospice and current medical and non-medical approaches to end of life care
  • Communication skills
  • Spiritual, practical and emotional support needs of clients and families including family dynamics
  • Anticipatory grief and bereavement
Preregistration is required.
Each participant receives a comprehensive training manual. This training is a pre-requisite for other trainings offered by Hospice SLO County including: End-of-Life Doula, Grief Companions and Community Response.

For more information, please contact Shannon McOuat at 805.544.2266 or email shannonmcouat@hospiceslo.org