You can make a difference

If you are a high school student who lives or attends school in Pinellas County and are between the ages of 14-18, you may become a Suncoast Hospice teen volunteer.

By volunteering, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people of all ages and walks of life.

Hospice Teen Volunteer (HTV) Program 

Brighten the day of patients with Cheer Team visits; help patients record their life stories through the Lifetime Legacies program; throw a birthday, anniversary or anytime party for patients as a Party Pal; help at one of Suncoast Hospice's Resale Shoppes; share your organizational and computer skills in one of our administrative offices; bake cookies for patients; make fleece blankets or crafts for patient visits.

If you would like to learn more about the Suncoast Hospice Teen Volunteer Program, please call us.
  • North Pinellas County, Kathi Wendt (727) 771-4433 
  • Mid Pinellas County, JillAnne Fowler (727) 523-3431
  • South Pinellas County, Marissa Terrana (727) 564-5920
Before registering for volunteer training, teens are required to contact the teen volunteer coordinator nearest to their home and/or school to set up an interview.  Once you call, your regional teen volunteer coordinator will fill you in on all the steps you need to take to become a teen volunteer

Be sure to check out our teen volunteer video below and to see more please visit our YouTube channel.

Teen Volunteers - We Need You!

Suncoast Hospice offers teen volunteer opportunities throughout
Pinellas County. Volunteer in your community, receive community service
hours and make a difference.


Hear stories from those we serve every day and the lives that have been touched and healed by Suncoast Hospice programs.
"Suncoast Hospice has helped me to grow in so many ways. Its grief support program gave me that place where I could find inner peace." ~ Mari


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