VITAS Musical Volunteers- O’Fallon, MO 63368


(38.745052,-90.72477)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Near your home, school or business locationanywhere within 20 mi radius of 63368O'Fallon, MO 63368

About

Volunteer to bring Harmony and Happiness to Hospice Patients

VITAS Healthcare is looking for musical volunteers who are able to play musical instruments and/or sing for hospice patients living at home or in long term care facilities.

Sometimes what a hospice patient needs most is a way to express feelings without talking. By playing or singing their favorite songs or hymns, VITAS music volunteers help patients and families reconnect with feelings and memories that can bring about a sense of peace and happiness.

VITAS provides training on how to work with people at the end of life. The volunteer provides the talent, compassion and time. Assignments are made according to the volunteer’s time and location. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Emily Jokerst at (314) 682-3400 or at Emily.Jokerst@Vitas.com

Skills

  • Wind Instrument
  • People Skills
  • Music Therapy
  • Singing
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • String Instrument

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a week, flexible according to schedule
  • 2 Step TB test, Volunteer Interview/Application process

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