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Certified Hospice Volunteer Training

October 1, 2016


If you are interested in sharing 2-4 hours a week with individuals and family members who are facing a life threatening illness, certified hospice volunteer training with Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area may be the course for you. After training, your support may include:

  • Companionship
  • Letterwriting
  • Life review
  • Reading
  • Compassionate listening
  • Respite for caregiver
  • Bereavement support for family members

You can make living each day a gift. Our 20 hour training will run:

Saturday – October 1st, 8th, 15th  8:30-12:30pm

Monday - October 3rd & 10th  5:30-8:30pm

Wednesday - October 5th & 12th 5:30-8:30pm

A pre-training interview is required. There is a $30 training fee, scholarships are available. For more information, to schedule an interview, or request a training application please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Lucie Boucher, by calling 873-3615 ext 11 or email lboucher@hvwa.org. All trainings are held at the Hospice Community Center, 304 Main St, Waterville.

Hospice Volunteers Mission Statement

Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area serves 27 communities in Central Maine. It exists to provide non-medical support to individuals and their families during the last phases of life, to loved ones throughout the grieving process, and to educate the community on issues related to death and grieving. Bereavement services are available to anyone who has sustained loss either through illness or unexpectedly. HVWA is volunteer-based and community funded. For more information about the free end-of-life and grief support services offered by HVWA phone 873-3615 or access information online at www.hvwa.org.


October 1, 2016


Lucie Boucher
873-3615, Ext. 11


Hospice Community Center
304 Main Street
Waterville, ME
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