Volunteers and Careers

Volunteers & Careers


Volunteers: The Lifeblood of Hospice Services

Volunteers are an important and integral part of Richmond County Hospice, Inc. We invite you to enjoy the personal satisfaction and rewards of helping others. Hold the hand of a patient, provide emotional support to a family member, or provide a break for a caregiver. You may help with reading, letter writing, or just become a companion. As a Hospice volunteer, you are an essential part of our organization, helping us to serve our patients with peace, comfort, and dignity.

For additional information, please contact Lisa O'Neal, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator for Richmond County Hospice, Inc. at  910-997-4464.

   Benefits  of  Volunteering:

  • Give back to your community

  • Do something good for others

  • Gain experience to add to your resume

  • Have fun

  • Learn about yourself

Types of Volunteers:

  • Patient Care

  • Office Support

  • Bereavement

  • VolunTeens (ages 12-18)

  • Events

  • Fundraisers

  • Church Groups

  • Internships

  • Special Projects

  • On Call Chaplain

Volunteers are needed to:

  • Provide companionship and emotional support to patients

  • Provide respite care for families and caregivers

  • Assist with clerical duties

  • Assist with events and fundraising in the community

Volunteers comfort with their presence. One does not need to know all the right things to say, but the ability to just be present.
— Gina Davis

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Richmond County Hospice Career Opportunities 

                                                                        "For most of us working in Hospice, it's so much more than just a job,                                                                         it's a commitment to making an impact on the lives of the patient we care for and their families."

- Don Shumacher, Former President NHPCO

Richmond County Hospice is hiring for the following position:


To provide end of life care for our home care patients.

The Hospice Social Worker assesses the psycho-social status and needs of patients, caregivers, and families related to the patient's terminal illness. SW is also responsible for identifying patient/family psycho-social needs and for providing supportive care and appropriate services in accordance with the attending physician’s orders and the interdisciplinary team plan of care.  Provides education and assistance with advanced directives and referral services regarding community resource needs. Will work 20-24 hours a week. Requires a flexible schedule -usually M-F 8:30-5p. On Call duties are required. Competitive Compensation


·       A graduate of an accredited bachelor’s program in Social Work (BSW,MSW preferred). 

·       1-2 years’ experience in health care; hospice experience preferred.

·       Preferred experience in health care, counseling and or social work.

·       Possesses and maintains a valid Driver’s License

·       Computer proficient (Word, PP)


Our Retention rate for the last 3 years has been 98.5%+ average


How to Apply

Apply by completing our application (attach resume) on line at hr@rchospice.com, by mail, fax or in person at our only location 1119 US Hwy 1 N. Rockingham NC. Attention HR Dept. Fax (910) 997-4484.


RCH is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/EOE/V/D


We Always welcome Volunteers for Clerical and Patients duties