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Harbor Light Hospice Volunteer Training

Harbor Light Hospice 1608 E Day Rd Mishawaka 46545
Harbor Light Hospice needs more volunteers in Elkhart, St. Joe, Kosciusko, and La Porte Counties. Volunteers will learn about hospice, grief, death, communication, and other issues related to end of life. If interested, please contact Jamie to make sure there is space for you.



Jamie Rhew, Volunteer Coordinator 574-254-1041


Humane Society of Elkhart Co Volunteer Meeting

Aug 7, 2012 6:30-8:30pm

Humane Society of Elkhart County
Humane Society of Elkhart County Volunteer Association Meeting

The Humane Society of Elkhart County Volunteer Association will meet Tuesday, August 7, at 6:30 pm in the Education Room of the Humane Shelter, 54687 County Road 19, Bristol.

Any adult interested in volunteering at the Shelter or with various fundraising projects, adopt-a-pet events or educational programs is invited to attend this meeting.

For more information, contact Bernice Simms, Chairman, at 264-7264.

Website: www.elkharthumanesociety.org




Elaine Bays
574-848-5000



Reins of Life holding a New Volunteer Training

Aug 16, 2012 5:30-9pm

Reins of Life, 55200 Quince Rd., South Bend, IN 46619
Reins of Life will conduct a new volunteer training on Thurs., Aug 16, from 5:30 - 9p.m. If you like horses, the outdoors and helping others ~ this may become your new favorite activity! Volunteers help our riders groom & tack their horses. Then they assist riders with the arena activities. Minimum age is 13y/o. Horse experience is not required, but helpful. A typical lesson commitment is 1-1/2 hrs once a week. To sign-up or for more information, call 574-232-0853. Join our team and enjoy the magic of horsepower!

Christine Flowers
574-232-0853



Center For Hospice Care Summer Volunteer Training

Jul 24, 2012 - Jul 26, 2012 9:00am-2:30pm

Center for Hospice Care
Center for Hospice Care needs volunteers in St. Joseph and La Port counties. The next Volunteer Training (15 total hours) is in July and August. No previous health care experience is necessary. What is your passion? Volunteers are needed for:

• Patient Care
• Companionship
• Bereavement Callers
• Office Support
• Massage Therapists
• Veteran to Veteran
• Hair Stylists
• Barbers

Training focuses on the hospice philosophy, communication skills, spirituality, family dynamics, patient care, and bereavement. Following training, volunteers may assist patients and families with respite, transportation, laundry, errands, companionship, or bereavement. Volunteers will serve patients in their homes, in nursing homes, or may serve in office or clerical roles. In addition, individuals with licensure/certification in massage therapy, hair styling or notary public are also needed. Scheduling for volunteers is flexible.
Training dates are:

July 24 and 26, from 9:00am-2:30pm at 4220 Edison Lakes Pkwy, Mishawaka.
August 1, from 10:00am-3:30pm at 111 Sunnybrook Ct, South Bend.



To register, please contact Valorie Eads, Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator, (574) 286-1198 or eadsv@centerforhospice.org