Hospice SLO County In-Home Volunteer Training

Tuesdays for eight weeks. Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, and March 7, 14, 21, 28 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For over 45 years, Hospice SLO County has depended on the generosity and time of volunteers who offer their voices for kindness, listen with ears of compassion, and open their hearts with love.

Our free comprehensive 24-hour In-Home Volunteer Training will be offered Tuesdays, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, and March 7, 14, 21, 28 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. The first and last session will meet in person at our office located at 1304 Pacific Street in SLO. The remainder of the sessions will be conducted on Zoom. A camera and audio (phone or microphone) are required to participate.

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. Hospice SLO County's In-Home Volunteer Training is offered free of charge. Donations are greatly appreciated. If you would like to help cover the costs of this training, please consider making a donation when you register.

This training is a prerequisite for other training offered by Hospice SLO County including End-of-Life Support and Community Grief Response.

For more information, please contact Sonya Jackson at 805.544.2266 or email [email protected]