VITAS Massage & Reiki Volunteers - Los Angeles Area


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


16830 Ventura Blvd.Suite 315Encino, CA 91436


Massage Therapy and Reiki Volunteers comfort VITAS patients at the end of life--and their families--with relaxing and pain-reducing therapeutic touch and massage.

A dying patient’s sense of isolation from the world around him or her is often made worse by the lack of comforting human touch. Muscles may be contracted and stiff, and all that is needed is for someone to gently rub the shoulders, neck and back. When patients spend their days immobile in a recliner or bed, Massage Therapy and Reiki Volunteers provide compassionate touch, relaxation, a sense of well being, emotional health and a state of balance. And volunteering your professional services to a VITAS patient makes you feel as good as your patient feels.


Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • <p><strong><em> </em></strong></p><p>All VITAS Volunteers receive free orientation in end-of-life care. Our Massage Therapy Volunteers must have a current massage license. Reiki Volunteers must have at least a Level 1 Reiki certificate. </p>
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