Hope Volunteers: The Heart of Hope

Do you have a caring heart and time to share? Consider becoming a Hope Volunteer and help provide exceptional care and support for everyone in need. We encourage those who have lost a loved one to wait at least one year before volunteering. 

Contact the Volunteer Department

Apply online -- or, contact us at volunteers@hopehcs.org or (239) 444-4138 to have an application sent to your home.

2016 Rainbow Trails Volunteers

SPECIAL: Rainbow Trails Camp volunteers must complete this special application; you do not need to complete the Hope volunteer form above. All camp volunteers will be required to attend Rainbow Trails orientation sessions. 


Visitors & Transportation
Provide respite for caregivers, visit homes or facilities. Run errands or deliver supplies.


Sewers & Artisans
Create gowns, quilts, bears, aromatherapy pillows and other handmade items. More


Office Help & Special Events
Assist with fundraisers, mailings, reception desks, paperwork and phone calls. Help bake cookies.

Hope Chest volunteers

Hope Chest Resale Store
Sort items, steam garments, help customers and organize racks and shelves. More

pet visitor

Pet Program
Bring your certified dog or cat to visit patients. Walk patients' dogs, help with grooming. More

honor guard

Honor Guard for Veterans
Perform a special recognition ceremony for veterans in our care. Be part of VALOR. More