Rainbow Volunteers


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

Patient Support

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

-Vigil Volunteers

-Pet Therapy Volunteers

-Threshold Singers

-Art Therapy / Supportive Arts Volunteers

-Massage Therapy


Supporting every aspect of the patient journey from behind the scenes.

-Reception / Greeter

-Data Management


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

-Bereavement Outreach

-Professional Bereavement Fellows


Sharing talents with the larger community, helping seniors, veterans, and others.

-Veterans Advisory Council

-Arts Collaborative

-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.


Volunteer Application

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.