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Niagara Hospice sets training session for volunteers

LOCKPORT – Spring training for new volunteers who want to join the Niagara Hospice team is scheduled for 5 to 9 p.m. April 26, at the administrative building, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport.

Volunteer positions include patient-related and non-patient-related jobs. Hospice volunteers provide companionship and support for patients by visiting them in their home, or in the nursing home or assisted living facility. Volunteer activities include: conversation and reminiscing, running errands for the family or simply holding a hand and listening. The agency is especially in need of volunteers from the Niagara Falls area.

Non-patient related opportunities include helping with community outreach, clerical tasks and fund-raising efforts.

Call 280-0748for an application and to register or visit