Give the Gift of Time

St. Croix Hospice offers many unique volunteer opportunities depending on your personal experience and preferences:

  • Administration Provide added support to the hospice staff in all areas of programming except for direct patient care. The volunteer will assist the administrative staff with general office duties associated with special projects, mailings, filing, organizing, phones, and more.
  • Bereavement Support families during the 13-month period following the death of a hospice patient, through mailings, support groups and events. Provide information to bereaved families about upcoming grief support and community resources and makes referrals to the bereavement team.
  • Companion Interact with patients through activities like reading aloud, letter writing or engaging in conversation. They may also sit vigil with patients nearing the end of life as part of our Voyage Vigil Program.
  • Pet therapy Facilitate interaction between patients and trained companion dogs. Handlers must be certified through an approved program.
  • Virtual Provide support to hospice patients and their loved ones virtually via computer and/or phone such as checking on their supply, medication and equipment needs. Virtual Tuck-In Volunteers will help with anticipating patient, family and caregiver needs and filling requests to set them up with what they need for the weekend.
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Current Volunteers

If you’re already volunteering with us, follow the link below to access your account:


How do I become a hospice volunteer?

Submit application, complete a background check, hospice volunteer training requirements and attend our orientation.

What training is required to volunteer?

Volunteers receive training, guidance and support from our team, as well as opportunities for ongoing education.

Can I change to a different volunteer activity at any time?

Absolutely. We encourage involvement in a variety of volunteer activities and want you to feel satisfied.

Do I need clinical experience to be a volunteer?

No experience necessary – you just need to be compassionate and willing to serve your community.

How do I find out more information for becoming a St. Croix Hospice Volunteer?

For more information on volunteering with St. Croix Hospice, please complete our volunteer information form and we’ll get in touch with you.