Our Big Bend Hospice AmeriCorps Program allows Volunteers to spend time with local Veterans and give their loved ones much-needed support!

Our Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 AmeriCorps Team celebrating Veterans Day at Big Bend Hospice!

Legacy Corps is a national AmeriCorps program administered by Arizona State University that supports family caregivers with respite care.

Big Bend Hospice’s Legacy Corp program offers caregiver support services to Veterans and military members of our Hospice patients-families and Transition clients. Volunteer members provide support services in an effort to decrease caregiver burden and stress.

Member Volunteers Benefits

  • A MONTHLY stipend of $150
  • An Education Award of $1,638 upon successful completion of the year of service
  • Extensive training & professional development
  • Loan Forbearance (with paid interest)
  • Members 55 and up can pass on their education award to a family member!

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be 18+ y/o and a US Citizen, National or Legal Resident
  • Requires a 1 year commitment (Sept-Aug) of 8-12 hours a week (450 total).
  • Must pass 2 background screenings & 2-step TB Test
  • Must have reliable transportation & proof of insurance; personal cell phone

For more information on how you canhelp support our local Veterans, contact
Taylor Casper
(850) 671-6037

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For more information on Legacy Corps, visit

For more information on Arizona State University, visit

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