Hospice SLO County Volunteer Training - Fall 2018

October 4, 2018 @ 1:00PM — November 8, 2018 @ 6:00PM

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

Become an Hospice SLO County In-Home Volunteer!

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.


In-Home Volunteer Training
Thursday, 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8

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 4, 2018. Classes will be held for 6 consecutive Thursdays from 1 - 6 pm at the Hospice SLO County office.

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. Training is free to attend.

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

Event Location
Hospice of San Luis Obispo County
1304 Pacific Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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