WATERVILLE — Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area will offer certified Hospice volunteer training beginning Saturday, March 14. Those interested in sharing two to four hours a week with individuals and family members who face a life-threatening illness can help make living each day a gift.

Support can include companionship, letter writing, life review, reading, compassionate listening, respite for the caregiver or bereavement support for family members, according to a HVWA news release.

Classes will run March 14, 16, 18, 21, 23 and 25. Saturday training is set for 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and weekday classes will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. A pretraining interview is required as space is limited.

For more information or to schedule an interview, call Volunteer Coordinator Bridget Ryan at 873-3615 ext. 11, or email [email protected]. There is a $30 process and materials fee. Scholarships are available. Training applications can be requested by calling 873-3615 or online at www.hvwa.org.

Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.