Asante Hospice is looking for volunteers and will offer a free training course for new volunteers starting in March 2012. Classes will meet from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Saturday from March 10 through April 7 at the Asante Hospice office at 1550 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass.

Asante Hospice is looking for volunteers and will offer a free training course for new volunteers starting in March 2012. Classes will meet from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Saturday from March 10 through April 7 at the Asante Hospice office at 1550 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass.

Volunteers provide companionship, run errands, do light housekeeping, office and clerical work, and provide music and pet therapy.

In operation for more than 18 years, the Asante Hospice team consists of 27 nurses, five social workers, five care aides, four chaplains and 45 active volunteers who help patients live well and at home through the end stages of life.

For information, call Melton at 541-789-6859.