Homeland Hospice
Homeland Hospice - Volunteer Opportunities
Seeking hospice volunteres such Friendly Visitors: visiting patients and their families to provide emotional support and your caring presence;
Administrative Volunteers: providing office support with clerical tasks, special projects, and making reach out calls to patients to ensure their needs are met; and Vigil Volunteers: providing one's presence and support in the last hours of life by being part of the Vigil team.

The presence of the animal is all that is required to promote the positive effects, but patients may quietly enjoy the presence of your pet in silence, or they may like:
• Tossing a ball or toy for the animal to fetch
• Talking to, petting, hugging, holding, or cuddling with the animal
• Enjoying playful animal tricks and commands such as sitting, rolling over, or shaking hands.
2300 Vartan Way
Suite 270
Harrisburg , PA 17110
Eligibility: PET VISITATIONS :
• Background check and two-step PPD (TB test) are required; costs are covered by Homeland Hospice.
• Animals and handlers be certified in pet therapy. Obtaining certification ensures that both handler and animal have proper training and are fully prepared to interact with patients, caregivers, and families. Note: Homeland Hospice does offer a self-study Hospice Orientation program so you can train as it fits your schedule.
Pet companionship is much more than a simple visit with an animal. You and your pet have the unique ability to bring joy, humor, love, and comfort to someone on the end-of-life journey.
Hours: Call for information
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 221-7890 Main
  • (717) 409-8882 Pet Visits Coordinator
  • (717) 637-8631 Ms. Lobach's Phone
Email Address: joan.lobach@hcr-manorcare.com lmurry@homelandhospice.org lmurry@homelandhospice.org
Intake Requirements: Contact our Volunteer Coordinator
Intake Procedure: Heartland will individualize your training sessions, your visitation schedule and your Volunteer work to reflect who you are and show respect for the time you have committed to your Hospice Volunteer work.
Geographical Area: Cumberland, Dauphin, Lebanon, Perry, York
Fee Amounts: None
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