Optimal Hospice seeking volunteers in Kern County
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —
Optimal Hospice is seeking volunteers in Bakersfield and other areas of Kern County, including Lake Isabella, Taft, Arvin, Lamont, Delano and Shafter.
A new volunteer orientation will take place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 8.
Volunteers are needed for patient family respite, facility patient companionship, bereavement program support, hairstyling, Carepals pet therapy, karaoke singing, veteran-to-veteran program support, and seamstress program support.
Training is free, and Optimal Hospice said it will work around volunteers' schedules. Bilingual speakers and interns are encouraged to call.
To reserve a seat, call the volunteer department at (661) 716-4000.