VITAS Relief-Care Volunteers- Saturdays (daytime hours)- St. Louis, MO 63115


(38.68876,-90.46439)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Near your home, business or school location in theSt. LouisSt. Louis, MO 63146

About

VITAS Healthcare 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. We are especially looking for volunteers who would be available during daytime, weekday hours but weekends or evenings are also helpful. Opportunities are flexible.

We are currently looking for a caregiver relief volunteer for two hours on Saturdays to provide companionship to a patient while the caregiver attends church. For more information on this opportunity, please contact Emily Jokerst at (314) 682-3400 or at Emily.Jokerst@Vitas.com. Any time is greatly appreciated and we look forward to hearing from you!

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours a week on Saturdays, flexible
  • 2 step TB test, Interview/Application process
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