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VITAS Healthcare of Sacramento

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VITAS

VITAS Healthcare is looking for kind and caring people to help terminally ill patients and their families - just by being there at the end of life. This volunteer ensures that patient's that do not want to be alone at the time of death, has someone nearby. This Volunteer is also referred to "No one dies alone" volunteer.


11th-Hour Volunteers should be comfortable around death and dying and be familiar with the dying process. Most importantly, 11th-Hour Volunteers must be able to meet the unique needs of the patient and family by offering a calming presence. We are especially looking for volunteers who would be available at short notice to provide 2-4 hours shifts.


VITAS Volunteer patient care orientation and the 11 th Hour Training is provided 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 Sacramento

Location:

2710 Gateway Oaks Blvd. Ste. 100 South, Sacramento, CA 95833, 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 Heatlhcare, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care.

Faith-Based
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Arden Arcade area and surrounding areasSacramento, CA 95864

(38.58488,-121.38275)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies, but must be available on short notice.

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