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A friendly volunteer visit makes a difference with patients- VITAS Healthcare- Ferguson, MO 63135

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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

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VITAS Volunteers make a difference

Volunteers are critically important for visiting patients at the end of life that do not have family or friends that regularly visit. VITAS Healthcare is looking for Patient Care Volunteers to visit patients on hospice residing in long- term care facilities, nursing homes and in their own homes in Ferguson, MO 63135. This includes Arbor Hills Nursing and Rehab located at 800 Chambers Rd., Ferguson, MO 63135. Patient Care Volunteers offer companionship, play music and games, read to patients and help in other meaningful ways.

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 on communication skills, family dynamics and how to make a positive difference for patients and their caregivers. The days and times for volunteering are flexible according to your availability. Any time you are able to contribute is greatly appreciated. For more information, please contact Emily at (314)682-3434 or at Emily.Jokerst@vitas.com . For more information about VITAS Volunteer Services, visit https://vitas.com/volunteer.

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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 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

800 Chambers RdFerguson, MO 63135

(38.74741,-90.29327)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Up to 2 hours a week. Anytime you are able to contribute is greatly appreciated.

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