Patient Care Volunteers(Henry,Clayton,Coweta,Meriwether,Pike,Spalding)


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

All it takes is compassion and a little time to become a hospice volunteer for VITAS Healthcare(r) Atlanta program.

Hospice volunteers spend time with patients at the end of life and their families-providing a listening ear and a warm and caring presence during a critical time in life. Volunteers are trained in communication skills, family dynamics and how to affect patients and their caregivers positively.

VITAS volunteers are prepared to visit private homes or nursing homes to provide relief care for loved ones, offer companionship for the patient, run errands and help in other small but meaningful ways. Volunteers are needed in all Henry,Clayton,Coweta,Meriwether,Pike,Spalding.

"We offer a variety of volunteering opportunities that match each person’s skills, interests and comfort level," said Betty Edwards volunteer services manager.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Music Therapy
  • Bilingual
  • Bereavement Support

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • minumum of 8 hours per month
  • need transportation or ablity to use public transportation
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