207-729-3602, 45 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick, Maine - Email
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The Volunteer Training Program

  Please call the Coordinator of Volunteer Services

to sign up at (207) 721-1271.

Class 1:     Introduction: Hospice Philosophy 101

        • Role of the Volunteer
        • Ethical Issues
        • HIPPA Guidelines

Class 2:      Personal Death Awareness

Class 3:     Communications & Sitting in Council

Class 4:      Funerals, Advanced Directives & Green Burials

Class 5  :   Family Dynamics, Vulnerable Populations*
                     *Alzheimer's & Mentally Challenged

Class 6:     Spirituality & Integrated Energy Therapy

Class 7:     Grief & Mourning

Class 8:     Pain and Symptom Control, Universal Precautions

Class 9:     Signs of Approaching Death

Class 10:   Volunteer Panel Discussion, Care for the Caregiver & Graduation

This ten-week training program is open to anyone interested in in-depth information about Hospice Volunteers and the Hospice Philosophy of Care.

For more information contact the Coordinator of Volunteer Services at (207) 721-1271 or email at mzillioux@midcoasthealth.com .

Grief Facilitation Training 

Grief Facilitation Training is offered twice a year, once in the spring and then again in the fall. "The Hospice Approach to Living with Dying" is a prerequisite. Details to follow as they become available. Call (207) 721-1357.


Snow policy: If the Brunswick schools are closed, the Hospice Center is closed and all programs are cancelled
All services provided by our volunteers and coordinator, including home visits and consultations are free. We appreciate, and use, contributions and memorial donations from individuals, towns, and businesses to support the free services that we provide.