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Have a great pet? Share the love with a hospice patient as a VITAS Paw Pal volunteer!

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VITAS Healthcare of Nassau County

  • 14 people are interested
Dogs and Cats!

VITAS invites friendly and well behaved pets to join our Paw Pals team!

A registered VITAS Paw Pal volunteer (and their human) can offer comfort, companionship, encourage activity, bring back memories and provide unconditional love to VITAS hospice patients in their homes or care facilities.

Pet visits can often reach a patient when no one else can. All kinds of pets are invited to join our team!

Paw Pals must be well groomed, at least one year old and have up to date vaccinations and health records. Human volunteers will need to be at least 18 years old and attend orientation as well as complete and application packet.

For more information about VITAS, please visit VITAS.com

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About VITAS Healthcare of Nassau County


474262 State Road 200, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, 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.


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.

Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


Near your home, business or school locationIn the areas ofFernandina Beach, Amelia Island and YuleeFernandina Beach, FL 32034



  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Veteran Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Animal Therapy


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must be 18 years old. No clinical experience needed!

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