Provide Friendly Visits to Hospice Patients and their Families

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VITAS Healthcare of Lake/Sumter

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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 include: 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 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 www.VITAS.com.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Lake/Sumter

Location:

127 N Bay Street, Suite 200, Eustis, FL 32726, 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(r), providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office.

WHEN

Fri Dec 21, 2018 - Thu Oct 31, 2019

WHERE

The Villages, Bushnell, Clermont, Leesburg, FLin Lake/Sumter CountiesEustis, FL 32726

(28.84727,-81.68021)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Aromatherapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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