Hospice Volunteers Needed in Galt and surrounding areas

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VITAS Healthcare of Sacramento

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Opportunity Description:

VITAS is looking for kind and caring people to help terminally ill patients and their families in the Galt area. Friendly visits, providing a listening ear and the gift of friendship at a crucial time can make a real difference in another’s life. Yours, too!

*An in-person interview and participating in a VITAS Volunteer orientation is required to help you learn the skills required to be an outstanding hospice volunteer. Volunteers who will be interacting with patients will also need to complete a 2-step TB test and pass a background check prior to being assigned to a patient. These are paid for by VITAS.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Sacramento

Location:

2710 Gateway Oaks Blvd. Ste. 100 South, Sacramento, CA 95833, US

Mission Statement

VITAS 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. Through exemplifying VITAS values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are pro-active in helping to meet the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice program 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 Innovative Hospice Care, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Galt and surround areasGalt, CA 95632

(38.267,-121.298)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Visit one patient, once a week or twice a month for about 30-45 minutes.
  • Volunteers should be compassionate and dependable.

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