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Our volunteers are undoubtedly the “heart and soul” of our Pathways’ programs. Whether they are buying groceries for the elderly, talking a student through their grief, leading our support groups, or helping us plan fundraisers, our amazing volunteers are the reason why Pathways continues to make such a deep impact in so many communities and so many lives.


There is definitely a volunteer role that fits your skills, personality, and passion.  If you are interested in pursuing a volunteer position with us, click on the "Volunteer" button on the top of this page.  Here are some of the positions we have available:


Patient/Hospice Caregivers

Agency Training required for the following position:

  • Caregivers who meet with clients once a week to assist them with socialization, running errands, and other misc. duties.  Requires training and a minimum of 2-4 hours per week.


Hospice Respite

Agency Training required for the following position:

  • Caregivers who sit with a client allowing the family to take care of other things or simply rest.  Usually 2-4 hours, as needed.



Bereavement Facilitators

Training required for the following positions:

  • School Group Facilitators lead groups at various schools in the area as needed during the week.

  • Changes Family Groups are held for 7 consecutive Tuesday Evenings from 6:30 – 9 p.m. (last hour is debriefing groups) three times per year (October/January/April)

  • Journey’s Adult Bereavement Facilitator – Co-lead an adult bereavement support group 9 weeks on Tuesday Evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Pathways offices.

  • Widows Support Group Facilitator on Mondays from 12:30-2 p.m.


Office Volunteers

No Agency Training Required:

  • Watering/Gardening of our Grief Garden (Thursday/Friday) each week

  • Receptionist to answer phones and misc. light office work.

  • Recycling Volunteer as needed to handle our recycling.


Special Events

No Agency Training Required:

  • Special Events Volunteer – Assist with preparation for major events like  LUAL (December), Theater Party (January).  This can be anything from prepping beforehand by making baskets, name tags, etc. to working at the event.

  • Volunteer Assistant – Assist our Volunteer Coordinator at monthly in-services and special events in the evenings.

  • Housekeeping.  Someone to go through offices once a quarter and clean cobwebs, windows, etc. to keep them looking good.

  • Mailings.  Assist with bulk mailings that go out a few times a year.

  • Volunteer Appreciation Help (assist with set-up, serving, tear down) at the end of April or beginning of May (teens acceptable along with Adults)

  • Crafts for gifts for clients (scarves, lap blankets, ornaments) to take caroling.

  • Christmas Carolers to sing to our clients (December)

to acknowledge your voluneteer
Make a donation to pathways 
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