Provide support as a VITAS Bereavement Volunteer- VITAS Healthcare- St. Louis, MO 63146


(38.68985,-90.44888)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1801 Park 270 Drive, Suite 150Saint Louis,, MO 63146


About

We are currently looking for a VITAS Bereavement Volunteer to contact family and loved ones following the death of a VITAS patient. They may make phone calls, visit, help with mailings or organize support groups, all with the support and guidance of the VITAS bereavement team. Comprehensive hospice volunteer training provided and anytime you are able to contribute is greatly appreciated. Ministry students as well as those studying or with an interest in Psychology, Counseling, and/or Social Work are encouraged to apply. For more information, please contact Emily Jokerst at (314) 682-3400 or at Emily.Jokerst@Vitas.com.

Mission Statement:

VITAS Healthcare recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program, allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing and expanding services offered to patients and families. By exemplifying the VITAS Values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are proactive in meeting the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice team by actively recruiting, training, supporting and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.

Skills

  • Psychology
  • People Skills
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Bereavement Support
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hrs a week flexible according to your schedule
  • 2 Step TB test, Volunteer Application/Interview and Screening process
Engage your employees, consumers, or students! VolunteerMatch provides the tools that make community involvement easy.