Volunteer Spotlight

Hal O'Connor

Volunteer Spotlight: Hal O’Connor

Meet Hal O’Connor, an office volunteer at Hospice of the Red River Valley. Office volunteers greet visitors and assist with filing, data entry, mailings and other clerical duties. Name: Hal O’Connor Location: Detroit Lakes, MN Volunteer Role: Office Volunteering Since: April 1994 Tell us about your role and why you choose to volunteer with Hospice …


Amanda Torres

Volunteer Spotlight: Amanda Torres

Meet Amanda Torres, a hairstylist volunteer at Hospice of the Red River Valley. Hairstylist volunteers wash, cut and style patients’ hair wherever they call home. They provide additional comfort and care to our patients. Name: Amanda Torres Location: Fargo, ND Volunteer Role: Hairstylist Volunteering Since: February 2016 Tell us about your role and why you …


Volunteer spotlight: Which role is right for you?

Volunteers are a very special part of the hospice team. Some volunteers directly provide support with patients while other utilize specific skills. There’s a volunteer role to match everyone’s talents and available time. Which role is right for you? Patient care volunteers provide companionship to patients, which may include reading, visiting and other one-on-one activities, or …


Janice Frojen

Volunteer Spotlight: Janice Frojen

Meet Janice, a pathway volunteer at Hospice of the Red River Valley. Pathway volunteers are present at the bedside of a hospice patient who is actively dying. The presence of these volunteers provides a break for family members or comfort for the patient if he or she does not want to be alone and their …


Joyce G.

Volunteer Spotlight: Joyce Gilbraith

Meet Joyce, a courier volunteer at Hospice of the Red River Valley. Courier volunteers pick up and deliver supplies and medications to hospice patients.


Paige S.

Volunteer Spotlight: Paige Sinner

Meet Paige, a patient care volunteer at Hospice of the Red River Valley. Patient care volunteers provide companionship to patients, which may include visiting, reading and other one-on-one activities, and help with errands or light housekeeping. Name: Paige Sinner Location: Fargo, ND Volunteer Role: Patient Care Volunteer Volunteering Since: October 2017 Tell us about your …