Patient Care Hospice Volunteers


Cause Areas


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


1604 Spring Hill Rd.Suite 450Vienna, VA 22182

The Northern Virginia program serves a majority of the area including the counties of Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, Loudon, and Prince William.


VITAS is looking for more volunteers! If you have some time and want to provide a compassionate presence for a patient and family in hospice care, then we have an opportunity for you!

What does a VITAS volunteer do?

  • Provide respite (sit with a patient while the caregiver takes a break)
  • Provide companionship and socialization to patients and their families at home or in a nursing home
  • Provide transportation for a patient or family member to appointments
  • Accompany a patient to a church or social event or grocery store
  • Run errands for the patient and family (to the grocery store, drug store, post office)
  • Make phone calls to home care patients and families; make telephone calls to the bereaved
  • Assist with programs and special events


Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hours/month
  • 2 step TB Testing
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