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551 Hill Country Drive Kerrville, TX 78028 | 830-896-4200
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Hospice Volunteers are highly respected and valued members of the Peterson Hospice Team who generously give of themselves and their time. Each individual brings unique gifts to those they serve.  Peterson Hospice and Pathways Volunteers who provide direct patient care have experiences that are full of joy, meaning, hope, and sharing.  Others experience the satisfaction of assisting with office tasks, educational, or other practical, non-medical services.  Peterson Hospice Thrift Store has volunteer opportunities which include sorting, merchandising and selling.  Volunteers are selected, supervised, and well supported by the volunteer manager.  Every volunteer must complete mandatory training.  If you have any questions, please call Jennifer Latiolais at (830) 258-7401or e-mail her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Volunteers who wish to provide direct service to hospice patients may:

  • Provide companionship and emotional support
  • Offer respite care, allowing a caregiver to take care of personal errands or simply relax
  • Help with patient correspondence
  • Run errands
  • Share in a game or card playing
  • Assist in preserving life stories
  • Play music and sing
  • Visit with a therapy animal
  • Visit with individuals enrolled in the Pathways Program (A service offered to the community members in time of need)  

Other Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Help sort, price and display the donated articles in our thrift store.  The generous donations received through the thrift store assist in funding the needs of community hospice patients.
  • Arrange flowers each Tuesday for hospice and Pathways patients.  The patients truly look forward to their weekly flower visits.
  • Help in the office with computer and office work, answering phones and special projects.
  • Help with events and education through the community outreach program.
  • Help with the children's bereavement program, Bridging the Gap.
  • Volunteer for the No One Dies Alone Program.

 If you have an interest in learning more about becoming a Peterson Hospice Volunteer, please contact Jennifer Latiolais at 830-258-7401.  If you would like to enroll in the next training session, please print and complete the Volunteer Application Form and e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail the completed form to:

Peterson Hospice

Attn: Jennifer Latiolais

1121 Broadway

Kerrville, TX  78028