Hospice of the Valley is seeking volunteers from the Phoenix area to assist patients and to support their families. The agency is hosting four volunteer orientation sessions from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Friday, Oct. 14 to Nov. 4, at 1510 E. Flower St. in Phoenix.

Volunteers provide respite for caregivers, read and visit with patients, run errands, and offer emotional support. Most hospice care is provided in patients' homes. Volunteers must attend four orientation sessions. Registration is required by calling (602) 636-6336.

Contact writer: (480) 898-4903 or troemhild@ahwatukee.com

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