St. Joseph Hospice

23 Midtown Park W, Mobile, Alabama, 36606

Counties Served: Alabama - Baldwin, Mobile

Volunteer Opportunities

About St. Joseph Hospice

Ideal candidates have the following experience:

  • nursing home volunteer
  • direct care volunteer
  • health fair management
  • entertainment and activity planning
  • office/administrative assistance
  • special projects

Must meet the following qualifications:

  • Confidentiality: Hospice volunteers should observe patients confidentiality by not discussing patients outside of direct contact with the hospice team. All volunteers must sign a statement of confidentiality.
  • Good health: Hospice volunteer coordinators will make appropriate volunteer assignments according to the volunteers physical capabilities and risk level.
  • Transportation: Hospice volunteers must be able to arrange transportation to and from their assignments.
  • Training: All hospice volunteers who wish to have direct patient contact must complete the St. Joseph Hospice Volunteer Training program.
  • Schedule: Hospice volunteers time will be assigned according to individual schedules; however, its expected that volunteers be able to accept the majority of requests for service and be available on short notice should the need arise.
  • Dress: Hospice volunteers dont have to wear a uniform but must wear identification name tags at all times and dress appropriately.
  • Alcohol/drugs: Hospice volunteers are prohibited from visiting patients while under the influence of alcohol or nonprescription drugs.

Additional Services Offered

St. Joseph Hospice


Welcome to St. Joseph HospiceFounded in 2002, St. Joseph Hospice is named for the Patron Saint of a Peaceful Death, St. Joseph, and provides peace, comfort, support, and dignity to those facing life-limiting illnesses.What is Hospice?Hospice not a "place," but a type of care. It is a unique philosophy and approach to end-of-life care that focuses on both the patient as well as their family. Hospice is holistic care, addressing physical, emotional, spiritual, and practical concerns.St. Joseph Hospice Care ProvidersOur team is committed to helping patients welcome each day with the hope and expectation of tomorrow. St. Joseph Hospice provides every patient with a team of healthcare professionals who work together with the patient and family to meet their unique needs and wishes for care.The team at St. Joseph Hospice includes:Board-certified hospice & palliative care physiciansRegistered nursesLicensed practical nursesCertified nursing assistantsMedical social workersNon-denominational chaplains & pastorsBereavement professionalsHospice trained volunteersHospice Care Cost & CoverageHospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance plans, like all hospice agencies, whether they are for-profit or nonprofit.St. Joseph Hospice also provides medication, durable medical equipment, and supplies related to the hospice diagnosis, with no charge to the patient.Call St. Joseph~s Hospice for more information at 251-675-7555

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