Hospice volunteers needed

Published 5:05 pm Sunday, November 19, 2017

Hospice at Mayo Clinic Health System is seeking adult volunteers to provide support to hospice patients and their caregivers in Albert Lea, Austin and surrounding communities, according to a press release.

Hospice volunteers lend companionship to people living with a serious illness and help their caregivers in many ways. Volunteer tasks may include family support, errands, providing transportation, bereavement follow-up and office work.

Volunteer time is very flexible and volunteers may choose the tasks in which they prefer to participate.

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Hospice volunteers must be at least 18 years old, hold a valid driver’s license and attend a training session. For more information, call 507-377-6393  for Albert Lea or 507-434-1415 for Austin.