VHOCC sets orientations in October

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County will host online and in-person volunteer orientations for those interested in learning more about or volunteering with the organization.

An orientation will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at a Sequim location to be revealed at the time of registration.

A second session is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the hospice offices, 829 E. Eighth St. in Port Angeles.

Registration for both sessions is required by calling 360-452-1511 or emailing to office@vhocc.org.

What they do

Volunteers serve in a variety of roles such as front desk receptionist, in the organization’s lending closet or delivering medical equipment to patients’ homes.

They also serve at the bedside of hospice patients or offer grief support and spiritual care or handle various tasks in the office or at fundraising events.

VHOCC is a nonprofit serving Clallam County from Joyce to Diamond Point, and all its services are free.

It provides end-of-life nursing care, loans medical equipment and supplies and offers education programs, grief support groups, one-on-one bereavement services and practical workshops on life after loss.

To learn more about the nonprofit, call the organization at 360-452-1511, or visit volunteerhospice.org or facebook.com/ Volunteerhospiceofclallam county.

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