Volunteering for Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care can be a very rewarding experience. In June, Agrace will offer orientation for people interested in brightening the lives of patients with serious illnesses. Agrace has opportunities for volunteers who would like to work directly with Agrace patients, as well as support roles that do not involve patient care. Agrace’s most immediate needs are for customer-service volunteers at the Agrace Thrift Store on Madison’s East Side, and café and kitchen help at Agrace’s Madison campus in Fitchburg.
Agrace’s next volunteer orientation opportunities are Tuesday, June 6, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesday, June 27, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Agrace’s Madison campus. Before they attend orientation, prospective volunteers will complete an application and an interview process with Agrace’s Volunteer Services staff to identify skills and interests. Call (608) 327-7163 to receive an application and register for orientation.
In addition, Agrace offers “Bridges,” a weekly grief support group for adults,each Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison. No pre-registration is required. For details, visit agrace.org.