March 23rd, 2007

Great River Hospice is offering a four-part volunteer training program at Great River Medical Center, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. Hospice volunteers may work with patients and their families or help the program in many other ways, such as providing food, running errands for families, doing clerical work and helping with fund-raisers.

Participants must attend each session. Training is scheduled from 2 to 6 p.m. on these dates:

• Tuesday, April 17
• Thursday, April 19
• Tuesday, April 24
• Thursday, April 26

Great River Hospice serves patients and families in Des Moines, Henry, Lee and Louisa counties. It is a service of Great River Medical Center.

Volunteers with previous hospice training also are encouraged to join the Great River Hospice team; only an orientation is required. To receive more information or register for training, please call Great River Hospice at (319) 768-3350, (319) 986-6325 or toll free (877) 404-4766.