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Jones Regional Medical Center Urgent Care - Anamosa

1795 Highway 64 East
Anamosa, IA 52205

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Lindale)

153 Collins Road Northeast
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Peck's Landing)

1940 Blairs Ferry Rd.
Hiawatha, IA 52233

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Marion

2992 7th Avenue
Marion, IA 52302

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Westside

2375 Edgewood Road Southwest
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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Become a Hospice or Palliative Care Volunteer

We are so excited you are interested in volunteering. We believe you will truly make a difference in someone's life through your efforts.

Being a volunteer is definitely a commitment and we appreciate your willingness to give of your time and efforts.

Once application is received we will contact you for a face-to-face interview. An interview precedes all training and does not necessarily ensure you will become a Hospice or Palliative Care volunteer.

Please complete the application:

Call the UnityPoint Hospice Volunteer Coordinator at (319) 368-5632 to request an application via mail.

Complete our online volunteer application form.

We will contact you by e-mail or mail with further information after we receive your application.

Hospice Volunteer Opportunities

Patient and Family Ambassador

As a Patient and Family Ambassador, you provide respite or companionship. You may read, play cards, write a letter or just have a conversation.

While providing respite, you stay with the patient to allow caregivers or loved ones the time to take care of themselves. This may be time to get a haircut, go to the grocery store or even a day-long outing with friends. Patient and Family Ambassadors typically visit patients two to four times a month.

11th hour Companion

As an 11th Hour Companion, you comfort patients in their last hours by taking shifts around the clock, sitting by their side. This presence ensures they are not alone or provides a reassuring presence to loved ones.

Bereavement Support

As a bereavement Support Volunteer, you assist with our 13-month follow up program. Additionally, our Bereavement Program seeks volunteers to support the annual Camp Embracing Memories for young people dealing with loss.

Administrative Support

As an Administrative Support Volunteer, you work behind-the-scenes, assisting with assembling patient admission packets, filing, mailing, clerical tasks and special projects.

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, click here to become a volunteer.