Provide Friendly Visits to Hospice Patients and their Families
23 people are interested
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 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 and on going training is provided to help you learn the skills required to be an outstanding hospice volunteer.
A commitment of 6 months is requested
For more information about VITAS visit VITAS.com.
About VITAS Healthcare of Sacramento
2710 Gateway Oaks Blvd. Ste. 100 South, Sacramento, CA 95833, US
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.
Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care.
We'll work with your schedule.
Arden Arcade area and surrounding areasSacramento, CA 95825
- Veteran Care
- Hospice Care
- Music Therapy
- Animal Therapy
- Patient Care
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- About 4 hours a month. See one patient once a week for 30 minutes.