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A Hospice Telephone Assurance Program (TAP) Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of San Diego

  • 86 people are interested
TAP Volunteer
Telephone Assurance Program

VITAS is looking for caring individuals to share their voice and time as Telephone Assurance Program (TAP) Volunteers to help terminally ill patients and their families. TAP is a program in which volunteers make phone calls to patients in their home to do a check in OR see if they need refills for supplies. These calls can be done from your home or in our office. Bereavement support to survivors are also an option under this program.

All volunteers are required to attend a comprehensive orientation to gain the knowledge you will need to work with terminally ill patients. Two TB tests and background check are also required and are provided by VITAS.

Upcoming New Volunteer Orientation:

Saturday, June 1st from 8:30 am - 4 pm

Orientation is held at our office located at:
9655 Granite Ridge Dr. Ste. 300
San Diego, CA 92123

Continental breakfast and lunch provided.
There is also an option to complete orientation a via Zoom and self-study combination.

TAP Volunteers also complete an additional training in addition to volunteer orientation.

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About VITAS Healthcare of San Diego


9655 Granite Ridge Dr., Ste. 300, San Diego, CA 92123, US

Mission Statement

VITAS Healthcare recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative Hospice 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 advocates and are proactive in meeting the needs of those under our care. 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.


Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare, providing friendly, non-medical support to hospice patients and their family or offering support services in the office. We are seeking caring and compassionate individuals to volunteer for our patients in their homes or in nursing facilities in your community throughout San Diego County.


Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Women


We'll work with your schedule.


In your home or the VITAS officeThroughout San Diego County, CA 92123


  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • People 55+


  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hrs per week making calls from home or office
  • Background Screening, 2 TB tests, Health Screen Questionnaire, Hep B Vaccine offered (not mandatory). All requirements covered by VITAS

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