VITAS Inpatient Hospice Unit Volunteers


Cause Areas


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


VITAS Inpatient UnitShelby Baptist Hospital1000 1st Street NorthAlabaster, AL 35007


VITAS Volunteers give their time to terminally ill patients and their families at a critical time. There is a variety of tasks at an inpatient hospice unit.

Volunteers may choose to:
visit with patients and families
serve patients at mealtime
read books
write letters or play games with patients and/or families
offer spiritual support
visit with your pet
sing or play music for patients and their families
manage the patient care activity cart
help with administrative duties

The VITAS unit is open 24 hours seven days a week.


  • Music Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Singing
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible. We will work with your schedule
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