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Volunteer Opportunities

Help Us Bring the Light: Volunteering at Lightways

Are you looking for ways to use your talents and passion to help patients and families in our community?

Whether you work directly with patients and their families or provide support behind the scenes, volunteering at Lightways is very rewarding. As a Lightways volunteer, you’ll become part of a highly dedicated and caring group of extraordinary people.

Lightways volunteers range from students to retirees, homemakers to professionals, individuals to service groups. Although all have different reasons for volunteering, all Lightways volunteers are committed to providing unwavering support with the powerful positivity of light.

We need volunteers with a wide-range of skills and interests. Here are a few opportunities:








Volunteer Time Sheet






Direct Care Volunteers

Direct care volunteers provide services directly to patients and families. Volunteers will visit in a patient’s private residence, a nursing home, or the Hospice Inpatient Unit. These services include:

  • Companionship
  • Vigil
  • Grief Support

For more information about other Direct Care opportunities, click here.

Indirect Care Volunteers

Indirect care volunteers support Lightways in many ways. Our Indirect Care volunteers have unique skills that help Lightways with special projects and community events. These services include:

  • Gardening
  • Administrative Services
  • Memorial Bear Seamstress
  • Bakery Angels

For more information about other Indirect Care opportunities, click here.

Volunteer Interest Form

To honor the grieving process, volunteers are asked to wait one year after the death of a loved one before becoming a Lightways volunteer.

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