Spring 2021 Volunteer Training

May 3, 2021 @ 2:00PM — June 28, 2021 @ 2:00PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

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

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The end of life is as important as the beginning...

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a 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 over 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 be offered May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7, 14, 21, 28 (Mondays for eight weeks, with no class on Memorial Day) from 2-5 PM on Zoom. A camera and audio (phone or microphone) are required to participate.

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.

This training is a prerequisite for other training 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