Hospice

UH Hospice is growing in Portage County and we are seeking compassionate volunteers to join our team of caring volunteers and staff. Hospice volunteering is rewarding and you will know you are making a difference by giving just a few hours a month. No special background is required, only a desire to help us provide the best possible experience for our clients and their loved ones who are seeking to live fully at life’s end.

Memory Bear

A Memory Bear is a personalized keepsake made by volunteers designed to provide families with a huggable remembrance of their loved one.

New this year: convenient and highly engaging online training option ideal for busy people

Call 216-765-2737 or complete our online application and we will contact you to share more about this high-impact opportunity in your community.

Available opportunities:

  • Vigil presence for hospice patients at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center
  • Companionship for patients in nursing facilities
  • Providing a few hours of relief for family caregivers
  • Veteran to Veteran volunteers for companionship and veteran recognition.
  • Handcrafters to sew, knit or crochet gowns, blankets for patients and memory items for bereaved.