Uplift Lives – Volunteer

Volunteers are the heart and inspiration of our mission. As a Suncoast Hospice volunteer, you help many people and their families in our community live to the fullest with comfort and healing through your support of our care and services.

Whether you want to support those we care for and their loved ones, assist in our offices or lend a hand in another essential role, we know you will find a rewarding experience with our volunteer family. Volunteer opportunities are available for adults, high school teens ages 14-18 and community groups at many times and locations in Pinellas County. Join us today.

Volunteer Opportunities

Patient and Family Support
  • Suncoast Hospice Care Centers
  • Suncoast Hospice Home Care Teams
  • Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities
  • Bereavement Support
  • Telephone Support
  • Pediatric Program
  • Perinatal Loss Program
  • Palliative Arts
  • Veterans Serving Veterans
Organizational Support
  • Office Assistance
  • Corporate Volunteerism
  • Receptionist
  • Maintenance/Durable Medical Equipment
Teen Support
  • Cheer Team
  • Lifetime Legacies Video Recording
  • Party Pals
  • Office Assistance
  • Patient Visit Support (bake cookies, make blankets or crafts, more)

For more information on the Suncoast Hospice Teen Volunteer program

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To become a volunteer, you must take the four-hour Empath Health volunteer orientation provided for free at the three Empath Health community service centers. Additional 12-hour patient and family support training and special roles training are available. Before taking training, teens must contact the teen volunteer coordinator near them to set up an interview.

In addition to Suncoast Hospice, there are a variety of other volunteer needs with Empath Health and its member organizations. For more information, visit the Empath Health website, register for a volunteer orientation or call volunteer services at (727) 523-3440.