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Hospice Huntsville

Volunteers Are the Heart of Hospice Huntsville

Are you looking for a rewarding way of giving back to our community? You can make a difference in someone else’s life in so many ways!  

 Hospice Huntsville volunteers are essential in everything that we do and the heart of our organization.  Volunteers can help clients and their caregivers as a Visiting Volunteer.  Residential volunteers help with the day-to-day operations of our hospice residence, Algonquin Grace.  Others join our event committees to help us raise much needed funds for our programs and services.

Becoming a Hospice Huntsville volunteer is easy! 


If you have 3 hours a week, a month or even a year to offer your time and skills to our organization, why not enquire today?
Volunteering for Hospice Huntsville is rewarding, however you choose to help. You can make a real difference in our community as well as making new friends, learning new skills and also have the chance to serve as part of a dedicated team.

Our volunteers contribute many things, but the most precious of all is their time

Hospice Residence Volunteers

There are various volunteer roles available at Algonquin Grace Hospice Residence. 

The Residential Volunteer program is flexible to accommodate volunteer’s busy lives.  There are a variety of volunteer opportunities for your consideration. 

-Reception/Front Desk
-Gardening/Lawn Care

Contact Tracy at Hospice Huntsville tracy@hospicehuntsville.com or call 705-789-6878 Ext. 236 for further details.

Event Volunteers

Volunteers are critical to the success of all our fundraising activities! Roles include event planning committees, administrative data entry, event day support as well as promotional days. We could not be as successful in our fundraising without the ideas, support and action of volunteers! 

Event Volunteers Needed for 2024 Hike for Hospice Huntsville (May 5, 2024)

Contact Tracy at Hospice Huntsville tracy@hospicehuntsville.com or call 705-789-6878 Ext. 236  for further details.

Visiting Volunteers

Hospice Huntsville offers trained visiting volunteers who are able to provide 24 hour end-of-life vigil in private homes, hospital, long-term care facilities or in our residential hospice, Algonquin Grace. Our Visiting Volunteers provide non-medical care and support.

Learn more about this program here  

Interested in giving back to the community & becoming a Hospice Huntsville Visiting Volunteer?
Contact Jane at Hospice Huntsville jane@hospicehuntsville.com or call 705-789-6878 Ext. 200 to enquire about the application process and for further details.
“Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care” is prerequisite training for people that are interested in becoming a Visiting Volunteer.

The next Fundamentals course begins May 16, 2024.  Registration deadline: May 2, 2024. 
To register for the course:  Fundamentals of HPC | North Simcoe Muskoka Hospice Palliative Care (nsmhpcn.ca)

Grief and Bereavement Volunteers

Trained peer support volunteers help support one-to-one or group grief programs. Support is available for any type of loss. Programs are tailored to children, youth and adults. Learn more about this program here

Contact Theresa at Hospice Huntsville theresa@hospicehuntsville.com or call 705-789-6878 Ext. 229 for further details.

Hospice Huntsville Volunteer Appreciation_Certificate Photo
Congratulations to Maggie West, recipient to the June Callwood Award