Become a Hospice of Southern Maine Volunteer: Volunteers help form the heart of hospice. Their dedication and compassionate care support the well-being of our patients and their families in immeasurable ways. Volunteers are needed in your community. Trained hospice volunteers provide an average of 3-4 hours per week of non-medical assistance and support to patients and families, including the following:

  • Emotional support to patients and caregivers
  • Respite care to allow caregivers time to themselves
  • Assistance with light household chores, light meal prep or family concerns
  • Help with errands

We are currently accepting applications for our hospice volunteer training. If you are interested in becoming a hospice volunteer, and would like more information, please contact our volunteer department. You may also visit and click on Volunteering.

Please inquire asap, as training sessions fill quickly. Phone: (207)289-3652 Email: