Volunteer at Kansas City Hospice House™

There are unique opportunities are available to volunteer at Kansas City Hospice House, located at 12000 Wornall Road. The inpatient facility provides a homelike environment and expert care for seriously ill people who are unable to stay at home. Volunteering at the House is often a good option for working adults as our inpatient unit is open 7 days a week including holidays. Opportunities are available in the evenings and on weekends.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Delivering meals to patients
  • Arranging flowers
  • Preparing welcome baskets for new patients and families
  • Staffing the hospitality desk to answer guests’ questions and assist them
  • Sorting items for recycling
  • Special projects

You also may arrange for your group to go to Kansas City Hospice House™ to cook a meal for family members staying at the facility or bake cookies that can be served to guests. See Meal Guidelines and Baking Guidelines for more information.

In addition, you may volunteer to create special hearts to hang on patients’ doors who have passed. Download instructions and sample photos of the hearts.

Fill out our interest form and receive more information about being a volunteer at Kansas City Hospice House™, or call the Volunteer Coordinator, at 816.941.1058.

Get more information about the volunteer training schedule at Kansas City Hospice House™.

If you’re a current Kansas City Hospice House™ volunteer, check the volunteer calendar.

Our Programs

There's a long list of hospices in Kansas City, but there's only one Kansas City Hospice. Our programs provide comprehensive expert care for all ages at all stages of serious illness.

Hospice

When the focus shifts to comfort instead of treatment, care comes to your home or nursing facility with a plan tailored to your needs, including emotional and spiritual support for the whole family.

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Hospice

Palliative Home Health

When complex needs benefit from a team approach, supportive home care brings the care you need, with 24/7 nurse support for pain, stress and symptoms due to serious illness.

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Palliative Home Health

Advanced Illness Support

Beginning as early as diagnosis and at any stage of serious illness, our nurse practitioners make home visits as needed to help coordinate your care and provide expert pain and symptom management.

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Advanced Illness Support
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Hospice House

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Solace House

Solace House

Our center for grief and healing supports individuals and families who have been impacted by the death of a loved one, whether anticipated, or sudden and unexpected. We provide opportunities to share, listen, learn and heal with peer group support from age 3 through adult.

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