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Provide Friendly Visits to Hospice Patients and their Families

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VITAS Heathcare of Atlanta

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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 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.


VITAS Volunteer orientation is provided free of charge 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 Heathcare of Atlanta

Location:

2000 Riveredge Parkway, Suite GL100, Atlanta, GA 30328, US

Mission Statement

VITAS Healthcare 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. By exemplifying the VITAS Values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are proactive in meeting the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice team 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, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Cobb, Fulton, Forsyth, Butts, Carroll, Coweta,Cherokee, Clayton, DeKalb, Fayette, Gwinnett,Paulding, Douglas, Hall, Newton, Henry, Rockdale,Stone Mountain, GA 30087

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Music Theory
  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a week

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