Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County

~ Volunteer Service Since 1980 ~

14 McKenzie Avenue, Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-667-2531  | [email protected]

Why I Volunteer

John Primeau

John Primeau

It is enormously gratifying to support in small ways our courageous volunteers as they care for our community.

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Patty Bergstrom

Patty Bergstrom

As a hospice social worker I have seen first hand the positive impact a caring volunteer can make for a hospice patient and their family.  The bereavement support is so helpful for grieving family members.  All of this is free!  We are so fortunate to have a vibrant...

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Jim Bradley

Jim Bradley

Hospice is a shining light accessible to all of the members of my community right when they need it. Being a part of this loving, kind organization makes me feel good.

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Scot Ford

Scot Ford

I volunteer with Hospice Volunteers to help people realize that they aren’t alone when they’re grieving; showing people that with time, kindness and caring, they can someday be in peace with their grief.

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Babs McNulty

Babs McNulty

I volunteer with Hospice Volunteers because it’s gratifying to be part of a force for good in our community, and to be allowed to accompany those who are grieving on their very personal journey. ~ Babs McNulty Bereavement Support Volunteer, HR Committee member...

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Ann Bradford

Ann Bradford

Quite recently I was thinking about the years I have left in my life, and thought "How do I want to spend it". Do I want to spend it in "Doing"? No - my thoughts can be summed up in four letters - Love. Being a good listener, sharing love and kindness are the most...

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Pat Hardison

Pat Hardison

Because I love the people and they were so wonderful in my time of need. ~ Pat Hardison Office Volunteer

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Barbara Sinclair

Barbara Sinclair

Sharing part of a person’s last days, being a witness to their courage, wisdom and, sometimes, their struggles, is a gift in my life. I hear the wonderful stories that comprised their life and, hopefully, bring some comfort and companionship. ~ Barbara Sinclair...

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Amy Kurman

Amy Kurman

As an Evensong singer, I know how deeply we can effect the families that we serve. This has been the most rewarding part of my life as a volunteer with HVHC. At the office, I see the “behind the scenes” operation and can admire the heart and soul of the staff and the...

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Gina Grogean

Gina Grogean

I love sharing the feelings this special time of life elicit from both the patient and family. And it has helped me accept my own mortality without fear. ~ Gina Grogean Patient Care/Evensong volunteer

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