Making a Difference
Volunteers are present for Rainbow journeys. As a Volunteer, you will bring simple kindness to patients, bereaved, and their families. You will have the opportunity to lift up your community by helping to provide critical services and support to patients and families. Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care Volunteers serve in many different areas of Rainbow that fit with their interests, schedule, and location.
Types of Volunteer Opportunities
Providing a listening ear, a song or caring touch, a loving heart and a reassuring presence. You can work with patients near your home.
-Friendly Visitor & Respite Care Volunteers
-Pet Therapy Volunteers
-Art Therapy / Supportive Arts Volunteers
Supporting every aspect of the patient journey from behind the scenes.
-Reception / Greeter
Helping bereaved learn about themselves, find peace in the midst of grief and build resilience in their lives.
-Good Mourning Children & Family Program
-Widowed Support Services
-Professional Bereavement Fellows
Sharing talents with the larger community, helping seniors, veterans, and others.
-Veterans Advisory Council
-Fine Artists and Art Therapists
-Love to Care: Group activities for seniors
Creative Arts Volunteers
Providing handcrafted items for patients and bereaved while also donating a wide range of talents to the organization.
-Quilters and Sewers
-Photographers, Illustrators, Artists, Graphic Designers
Note: We encourage volunteers over the age of 18 to apply and to commit to one year of service.
Legacy Idea Book
Rainbow’s Legacy Idea Book is for hospice and palliative patients, those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, their families and friends, and anyone wishing to celebrate life and their legacy. This book is an inspirational resource for creating legacy projects that provide shared, beautiful moments for patients, family, and friends even at times when joyful moments may seem scarce. Please click here to view the Legacy Idea Book.
START HERE. To see a detailed position description, please click on the opportunity below that interests you. Once you find the position you are most interested in, please click on the APPLY button and complete the application. Once we receive your submitted application, our volunteer coordinator will arrange a phone interview with you to answer any questions you may have and schedule your orientation/training.
For more information, please call Daisy Vargas, Volunteer Resource Coordinator at 847-685-9900.