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Palo Alto Medical Foundation-Palliative Care

  • 31 people are interested

Hours and days are flexible for a minimum commitment of 2-4 hours each week. Monday-Fridays between the hours of 8a-4p

What you'll be doing: The opportunity to volunteer with Sutter Health-Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Palliative Care service in Palo Alto or Sunnyvale. You will have the opportunity to talk with patients and family members via telephone and face to face interactions. Responsibilities may include calling Hospice agencies/community organizations, calling patients to confirm appointments, compiling patient informational folders, clerical tasks, perform data entry or data updates, and coordinate volunteer efforts with other hospice partners.

What we're looking for: Volunteers need to feel comfortable talking to patients and family members. They need to have a calming demeanor and have good listening skills. Volunteers also need to verbally communicate well with staff, patients and guests. Computer skills for data entry is a plus.

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About Palo Alto Medical Foundation-Palliative Care


1501 Trousdale Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010, US

Mission Statement

We enhance the well-being of people in the communities we serve through a not-for-profit commitment to compassion and excellence in health care services


To lead the transformation of health care to achieve the highest levels of quality, access and affordability


We'll work with your schedule.


795 El Camino RealPalo Alto, CA 94301



  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Analytics
  • Psychology


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours/week

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