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Assist from your own home as a Proactive Caller Volunteer-VITAS Healthcare- Festus, MO

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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

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VITAS Healthcare Volunteers Rock!

VITAS Healthcare is currently looking for Proactive Caller Volunteers. The purpose of these calls is to check in on hospice patients and caregivers to see how they are doing. Volunteers make calls directly from their homes and would contact patients and caregivers once a week. While

The hours are flexible and we appreciate anytime you are able to contribute. Vitas Staff provide training and ongoing supervision to volunteers for the Proactive calls. In addition, VITAS provides Zoom trainings that gives detailed instructions and guidance for the Proactive Caller Volunteer program. This is an excellent opportunity for those working from home, retirees, college and medical students as well as those in nursing, social work or other healthcare related professions. Anyone wanting to make a difference from their own home is welcome to apply. Please note that all volunteer applicants are required to have their COVID vaccinations in order to volunteer at VITAS Healthcare. This volunteer opportunity is for Missouri and Illinois applicants only.

This Proactive Call Volunteer project requires having a computer at home with internet access. It requires a strong attention to detail and great verbal communication skills when calling patients and caregivers. Strict encryption guidelines for HIPAA are in place to protect patient confidential information. Every VITAS Volunteer receives training in hospice philosophy, how to support patients/families, health/safety precautions and more. For more information, please contact Emily Jokerst at (314)682-3434 or at Emily.Jokerst@vitas.com

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About VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis


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 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.


Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office.


Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Community, Crisis Support, Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


1487 U.S. 61Festus, MO 63028



  • Healthcare
  • Veteran Care
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • It is estimated that this volunteer project is 2 hours a week. It involves making phone calls once a week to patients and caregivers.
  • Computer with internet access and ability to make calls from your own phone is required. Strong verbal communication and outreach skills are highly encouraged.

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