Provide friendly visits to hospice patients and their families

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VITAS Healthcare of Kansas City (Kansas)

  • 6 people are interested
Patient  Care Volunteer

VITAS is looking for kind and caring people to help terminally ill patients and their families. Friendly visits, simple errands, providing a listening ear and the gift of friendship at a crucial time can make a real difference in another's life. Yours, too!


Other VITAS volunteer activities: relief care (sit with a patient while the caregiver takes a break); friendly visits to patients and their families at home or in a nursing home; driving a patient or family member to appointments; accompanying a patient to a church function, wedding, beauty shop, play, ballgame; run errands to the grocery store, drug store, post office; assist with programs and special events.


VITAS Volunteer orientation is provided free of charge to help you learn the skills required to be an outstanding hospice volunteer. Time and dates are ongoing and flexible.


For more information about VITAS visit VITAS.com.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Kansas City (Kansas)

Location:

13316 West 98th Street, Lenexa, KS 66215, US

Mission Statement

VITAS 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. Through exemplifying VITAS values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are pro-active in helping to meet the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice program 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, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

232 Elm StreetBaldwin City, KS 66006

(38.77803,-95.18081)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Aromatherapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Individiualized

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