Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County is seeking caring and sensitive individuals from New Canaan to serve as hospice volunteers.

Hospice volunteers visit terminally ill patients and their families and provide them with emotional support, respite care and companionship.

In training, hospice volunteers develop the skills necessary to work with patients and families and are provided with ongoing support and supervision.

A five-session training course begins Monday, Nov. 18, and continues through Friday, Nov. 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the offices of Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County at the Health and Wellness Center at I-Park, 761 Main Ave., Norwalk.

To register, call 203-834-6341, ext. 316.

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