Main Street Ho

. . .providing holistic, compassionate hospice care with a "hometown feel"

10 Highland Avenue

Franklin, IN 46131

Office: 317.736.0055

Fax: 317.739.3505

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Volunteer  Opportunities

What Is A Hospice Volunteer?

Hospice volunteers are individuals, or groups, who graciously give of their time and talents to help hospice in many different ways. At Main Street Hospice we provide training and support to equip our volunteers with what they need to be able to volunteer in the capacity desired. Our volunteers provide no hands on care. There is no number of hours required to volunteer – it is strictly at the volunteers’ availability.  Following are some ways you may choose to participate:

Patient or Caregiver Companionship

The volunteer spends time with the patient or caregiver and develops a friendship. Hospice tries to match volunteers and patients with similar hobbies and likes.

Respite Volunteers

The volunteer sits with the patient to provide a few hours respite for the caregiver.

The “Eleventh Hour” Volunteers 

It is a goal of Main Street Hospice that no patient die alone. The Eleventh Hour Volunteers sit at the bedside of the hospice patient residing in a facility when death appears to be imminent.


The “Birthday Club” Volunteers

These volunteers go as a group along with hospice staff to the patient home to provide a mini “Birthday Party” on the patient’s Birthday. 


Office Volunteer 

The volunteer assists with duties in the office – duties vary but may include        reception duties, organizing supplies, computer work, bereavement mailings, etc.


Administrative Volunteer

The administrative volunteer assists with special events and projects.


“We Honor Veterans” Volunteers

Our veteran volunteers are those who have served in the military and help our team to honor our patients who have served in the military.

Make A Difference In Someone's Life

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer at Main Street Hospice? We would love to opportunity to talk to you more about it! Use one of the options below to reach out to us and we will be happy to get back with you!

Phone: 317-736-0055 

Fax: 317-739-3505

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