VITAS Paw Pal Volunteer

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VITAS Healthcare of SF Bay Area

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Calling All Cats and Dogs...
If you have a well-trained human, VITAS invites you both to volunteer to visit hospice patients in their homes, nursing homes or assisted living facilities!

Does your pet enjoy people? Would you like to bring joy to others in a fun and simple way? VITAS invites you and your pet to become Paw Pals and visit VITAS patients. Pets provide friendship and show unconditional love to hospice patients. Patients who have had to give up their pets miss the interaction and devotion. Your visits leave behind memories of you and your pet, and rekindle thoughts of other pets. All kinds of pets are invited to join VITAS’ Paw Pals Club.

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About VITAS Healthcare of SF Bay Area

Location:

670 North McCarthy Blvd, Ste 220, Milpitas, CA 95305, US

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.

Description

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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

San Jose and Surrounding AreaSouth Bay AreaSan Jose, CA 95112

(37.34562,-121.88472)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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