Elizabeth Hospice hosts virtual volunteer training

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Valley News - Health

ESCONDIDO – The Elizabeth Hospice invites individuals interested in helping adults and children impacted by serious illness and those grieving the death of a loved one to a free volunteer orientation session via the Zoom videoconferencing platform.

Attendees will learn about a wide variety of opportunities that are available throughout San Diego County and southwest Riverside County, including serving as a patient companion, providing caregiver respite, performing aromatherapy, sewing Cuddle Bears, officiating at veteran pinning ceremonies and much more. Information will be provided on both the application and training process.

An email address and a device with a camera interface is needed to participate in the training session. Prospective volunteers can choose from the following dates: Tuesday, June 2, from noon to 1 p.m.; Wednesday, June 17, from 4-5 p.m.; Thursday, July 2, from 1-2 p.m. and Monday, July 13, from 10-11 a.m.

To ensure a place at the volunteer orientation session, contact the Volunteer Department at 800-797-2050 or send an email to volunteer@ehospice.org.

The Elizabeth Hospice, a nonprofit health care leader, has been providing comfort and counsel to children and adults faced with the challenges associated with a life-threatening illness and restoring hope to grieving children and adults who are feeling lost and alone.

Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has touched the lives of more than 100,000 people in the communities it serves by providing medical, emotional and spiritual support, regardless of patient affiliation or ability to pay. The Elizabeth Hospice is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a member of the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

To learn more, call 800-797-2050 or visit http://www.elizabethhospice.org.

Submitted by Elizabeth Hospice.