Sit and Visit while Providing Relief Care for Hospice Patients

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VITAS Healthcare of Dallas

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VITAS Healthcare (r) is looking for kind and caring people to help terminally ill patients and their families - just by being there. Many of our patients live at home with family members or friends who rarely get the opportunity to leave the house because they are devoted to caring for their ill loved ones. Relief care (sitting with a patient while the caregiver takes a break) is one of our biggest volunteer needs. For caregivers to have the opportunity to run an errand, go see a movie, go to a doctor’s appointment or go on an outing can work wonders to renew their energy and better equip them for the responsibilities of care-giving.

VITAS Volunteer orientation is provided free of charge to help you learn the skills required to be an outstanding hospice volunteer. Time and date area ongoing and flexible. We are especially looking for volunteers who would be available during daytime, weekday hours but weekends or evenings are also helpful.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Dallas

Location:

14651 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 812, Dallas, TX 75254, 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.

Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home or businessServing Dallas, Ellis, Collin, Rockwall, HuntVan Zandnt, Delta, Fannin & Rains CountiesDallas, TX 75237

(32.67118,-96.87263)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • People Skills
  • Veteran Care
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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