VITAS Healthcare Volunteers: Support a Bereaved Family


(28.121584,-80.69917)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

4450 W.EAU GALLIE BLVDSUITE 250MELBOURNE, FL 32934
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About

VITAS Healthcare Bereavement Volunteers make a real difference in the emotional and spiritual stability of our patients’ families. Trained bereavement volunteers may be assigned families to call, asked to help at community support groups and memorial services, or do bereavement mailings all with the support and guidance of the VITAS Healthcare bereavement team. Volunteers ask questions and listen

VITAS Healthcare Volunteer orientation is provided free of charge to help you learn the skills required to be a hospice volunteer. Additional training is provided about the stages of grief, how to communicate and encourage the bereaved, and how to recognize complicated grief. Volunteers work with the support of VITAS’ manager of volunteers, bereavement manager and/or chaplain to provide a caring presence to a grieving individual. Time and dates are ongoing and flexible.


Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Spiritual Healing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time and dates are flexible
  • TB testing

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