4 people are interested
A Friendly Visit to Hospice Patients and their Families
ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of SouthWest Florida
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4 people are interested
VITAS is looking for kind and caring volunteers to help terminally ill patients and their families. When you make friendly visits, run simple errands, provide a listening ear, and offer the gift of friendship at a crucial time, you can make a real difference in another's life. Yours, too!
Take advantage of numerous volunteer opportunities, including:
- Sitting with a patient while the caregiver takes a break
- Making friendly visits to patients and their families at home or in a nursing home
- Driving a patient to appointments
- Running errands to the store,
- Assisting with programs and special events
VITAS provides free training and orientation for volunteers to help learn the skills required to be an outstanding hospice volunteer. Volunteering also strengthens your resume for a post-college career.For more information about VITAS Volunteer Services, visit https://www.vitas.com/volunteer.
About VITAS Healthcare of SouthWest Florida
4415 Metro Parkway, Suite 110, Fort Myers, FL 33916, US
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(r), providing friendly, non-medical support to hospice patients and their family or offering support services in the office. We are seeking caring and compassionate individuals to volunteer for our patients in their homes or in nursing facilities in your community throughout Lee, Glades, and Hendry Counties.
Near your home or work, in the following counties:Lee, Glades and HendryClewiston, FL 33440
January 25, 2024
- Animal Therapy
- Hospice Care
- Music Therapy
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 1-2 hours per week