Volunteer – Hospital

An advance care planning (ACP) hospital volunteer will be responsible for clerical work, including outreach calls to patients interested in completing an advance directive. Other responsibilities could include inspecting a completed advance directive for accurate completion, printing, and providing materials to patients as needed. An ACP volunteer will have the unique opportunity to connect with patients through facilitated conversations or by co-leading educational groups. Additionally, the volunteer will connect with patients after discharge to offer ACP support. 

Volunteer – Community 

An advance care planning (ACP) community volunteer will be responsible for clerical work, including outreach calls to individuals and groups in the community interested in completing an advance directive. Other responsibilities could include inspecting a completed advance directive for accurate completion, printing, and providing materials to patients as needed. An ACP volunteer will have the unique opportunity to connect with individuals through facilitated conversations or by co-leading educational groups in your local community. Additionally, as needed one may be needed to attend community-based events to provide education materials to attendees. This is an opportunity to work in community groups to raise awareness and promote advance care planning.