Volunteer Hospice sets orientations in June

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC) is hosting online and in-person volunteer orientations for those interested in learning more about or volunteering with the organization.

An in-person orientation will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at a Sequim location to be revealed at the time of registration.

A second in-person session is scheduled for Wednesday, June 7, at 11 a.m. at the hospice offices, 829 E. Eighth St., in Port Angeles.

An online session is slated for Thursday, June 1, from 11 a.m.-noon via Zoom.

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

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 can 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/Volunteerhospiceofclallamcounty.