WATERVILE — Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area will offer a certified Hospice Volunteer training beginning Monday, Oct. 4. If you are interested in sharing two-four hours a week with individuals and family members facing a life-threatening illness you can help make living each day a gift. Support may include: companionship, letter writing, life review, reading, compassionate listening, respite for the caregiver or bereavement support for family members.

Training classes will run Oct. 4, 6, 8, 11, 13 and 15. Saturday’s training will be held 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and weekdays will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. A pre-training interview is required as space is limited.

For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Bridget Ryan, volunteer coordinator at 873-3615, ext. 11, or [email protected] There is a $30 process and materials fee. Scholarships are available. Training applications can be requested by calling 873-3615 or visit www.hvwa.org/help-hospice.shtml.

Augusta and Waterville news

Get news and events from your towns in your inbox every Friday.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.