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Volunteers are truly the heart of hospice. Abilene community volunteers founded and remain an essential part of our organization. They provide support and companionship to our patients and families in several ways.

  • Companionship
  • Support for caregivers
  • Active listening
  • Meal/food preparation
  • Transportation
  • Errands/shopping/delivery
  • Anticipatory grief support
  • Spiritual support

Areas of Volunteering

  • Direct patient care
  • Hospice inpatient unit
  • Club Courage
  • Camp Courage
  • Clerical/administrative duties
  • Volunteer chaplain
  • Bereavement
  • Memory bear program
  • Community outreach
  • Fundraising
  • We Honor Veterans program

How to Become a Volunteer

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Complete application process
  • Attend training
  • Comply with yearly requirements

As a volunteer of Hendrick Hospice Care you can do anything. Hold a hand, drive a car, address envelopes, sing a song, send a card, feed a pet, bake a cake, give a hug, touch a heart, change a life - maybe your own.

If you are interested in knowing more about our Volunteer Program, please contact Pam McDaniel at or 325-670-6960.

Download the volunteer application.

Volunteer Documentation

Please use the forms below to submit your volunteer activities.