Become a VITAS Paw Pal volunteer...Share your pet with hospice patients

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VITAS Healthcare of St. Augustine/St.John's County

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Paw Pal

VITAS invites friendly and well behaved pets to join the Paw Pals program, in which animals and their humans visit patients in end of life care.

A VITAS Paw Pal volunteer can offer comfort, bring back memories, encourage activity and provide unconditional love to hospice patients and caregivers.

Paw Pals must be well- groomed, at least one year old, have up-to-date vaccinations and be able to follow simple behavioral commands.

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About VITAS Healthcare of St. Augustine/St.John's County

Location:

100 Whetstone Pl, St Augustine, FL 32086, 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 Healthcare, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.

Animals
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home, work or school in St. Augustineand St. Augustine BeachSt. Augustine, FL 32080

(29.83628,-81.28492)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible!
  • Human volunteer must be at least 18 years old

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