Thank you for your interest in becoming an RVNAhealth volunteer. When you volunteer with us, you are part of a team that’s dedicated to the health and well-being of patients. Below are requirements to ensure the safety and health of patients and their families.
- Sign the Background Check Release
- Sign the Volunteer Confidentiality Agreement
- Sign the Conflict of Interest Policy
Volunteers Who Visit in Patient Residences
- Complete a TB test (administered by RVNAhealth nurse, free of charge)
- Register fingerprints with Connecticut State Police
- Provide a copy of your driver’s license or photo ID and social security card
All Hospice Volunteers
- Complete a physical and drug screening with Physician One (free of charge)
- Complete 16 hours of federally-mandated volunteer training (to help volunteers get comfortable and confident with assignments)
- Individuals who have recently lost a loved one should wait one year before volunteering for Hospice (to allow yourself the time you need for yourself, to strengthen and heal)
- Due to current health protocols, some locations require COVID-19 test
Individuals may volunteer in our Ridgefield, CT office or in the 35+ towns where we provide care.