Care Initiatives Hospice earns national certification

Care Initiatives Hospice – Waterloo is pleased to announce that we have been certified by Points of Light as a Service Enterprise. A Service Enterprise is an organization that fundamentally leverages volunteers and their skills to successfully deliver on its social mission.

Research conducted by the TCC Group, a national program and evaluation firm, found that organizations operating as Service Enterprises outperf

orm peer organizations on all aspects of organizational effectiveness and are more adaptable, sustainable, and capable of scaling their work.

Care Initiatives Hospice - Waterloo completed the extensive assessment, over 20 hours of training and consulting and extensive internal planning and change to better integrate volunteers in our day-to-day operations. By achieving this level of excellence and certification, Care Initiatives Hospice - Waterloo is now better equipped to leverage the time and talent of volunteers and therefore better meet our mission.

For more information regarding this recognition and what it means for our organization, please visit