Healthcare Services and Programs

OhioHealth hospice volunteers make an impact

At OhioHealth, our volunteers are an essential part of our team.  Through their generosity and tireless efforts, we are able to continue providing the highest level of care and special attention to each and every one of our patients that means so much.

Our volunteers provide assistance at the following locations:

  • Kobacker House, inpatient hospice center
  • Patient homes
  • Nursing homes

Hospice Volunteers Make an Impact 

Because each volunteer is unique, we have many different opportunities where our volunteers can showcase and utilize their skills and talents. Some of our opportunities include:

  • Office and administrative support
  • Bereavement support
  • Cooks
  • Fundraising
  • Home visits
  • Kids' camp
  • Gardening and bird feeding
  • Information desk
  • Memorial services
  • Music performance
  • Nursing home visits
  • Patient support
  • Special events

Hear more from our volunteers

Volunteer in page


Hospice Volunteer Application
Download Volunteer application


Information Release Authorization
Download Volunteer Authorization

Become a Part of Our Hospice Volunteer Team

OhioHealth is always looking for caring and compassionate individuals with various skills, interests and experience to serve as volunteers. Our qualifications to volunteer include:

  • Commitment to hospice philosophy and mission
  • Emotional maturity and sensitivity
  • Skill in listening, empathy and acceptance of people in their current life stage.
  • Successful understanding and coming to terms with losses in own life
  • Reference and background check (including fingerprinting)
  • Available to commit to at least four hours of volunteer work per week

If you're ready to make the commitment to volunteering, mail the volunteer application and authorization form to the following address:

OhioHealth Hospice
Attention: Linda Hanson
800 McConnell Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43214

Once your application and authorization form are received, our volunteer manager may contact you to schedule an interview.

To ensure that all of our volunteers are adequately trained and prepared for working with our Hospice teams, we provide 12 hours of general classroom training prior to the first volunteering opportunity.

For additional information on OhioHealth Hospice volunteer opportunities, please call (614) 566.5377.

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Contact Us

OhioHealth Hospice
800 McConnell Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43214

In Columbus, call: (614) 566.5377
In Delaware, call: (740) 615.0540
Toll-free: 1.888.389.6231

Marion General Hospital Hospice Care
278 Barks Road West
Marion, Ohio 43302
In Marion, call: (740) 389.8930
Learn more about Marion General Hospital Hospice Care

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