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Make a "Dog-Gone" Difference as a Paw Pal Volunteer- VITAS Healthcare- Creve Coeur, MO 63141

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VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

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VITAS Healthcare Volunteers Rock!

VITAS Healthcare is currently looking for a Paw Pal Volunteer to visit patients on hospice residing at assisted living facilities and in their own homes in the Creve Coeur, MO area (63141).

By visiting with your dog as a VITAS Paw Pal Volunteer, you can offer comfort, bring back memories, encourage activity and provide unconditional love to VITAS patients. Your visits leave behind memories of you and your pet, and rekindle thoughts of other pets. All kinds of pets are invited to join VITAS’ Paw Pals Program (dogs are especially welcome). Paw Pal pets must be well-groomed, well- behaved, at least one- year old, and have up-to-date health/vaccine records.

Volunteers visit VITAS patients to provide specific, non- medical care through socialization and friendly visits. VITAS Healthcare provides comprehensive training and orientation for hospice volunteering. Days and times for volunteering are flexible according to your availability. All Volunteer applicants in patient facing positions are required to have completed their COVID vaccinations prior to hire in order volunteer at VITAS. For more information, please contact Emily Jokerst at (314) 682-3434 or at Emily.Jokerst@vitas.com You can also find out more on VITAS Healthcare at www.vitas.com

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About VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

Location:

1801 Park 270 Drive, Suite 150, Saint Louis, MO 63146, 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 advo cat es 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 Innovative Hospice Care, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

North Ballas RoadCreve Coeur, MO 63141

(38.66249,-90.47855)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Veteran Care
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a week or month, flexible scheduling
  • Dogs/cats must have up to date health/vaccine records and be at least one year of age.

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