VITAS is looking for LONG TERM 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: respite 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 or family member 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.
Excellent opportunity for seniors and college students. Internships are available. Ideal for students who are interested in nursing, social work and the medical field.
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 15