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A Calming Presence at the End of Life, Become a 11th Hour Vigil Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare - Broward

  • 14 people are interested

VITAS Healthcare is looking for kind and caring people to help terminally ill patients and their families - just by being there at the end of life.

11th Hour (Vigil) Volunteers should be comfortable around death and dying and be familiar with the dying process. most importantly, 1th-Hour Volunteers must be able to meet the unique needs of the patient and family by offering a calm presence. We are especially looking for volunteers who wold be available at a very short notice to provide 2-4 hour shifts.

VITAS Volunteer patient care orientation and 11th-Hour Training is provided free of charge to help you learn the skills required to be an outstanding hospice volunteer. Time and dates are ongoing and flexible.

For more information about VITAS Volunteer Services, visit https://www.vitas.com/volunteer

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About VITAS Healthcare - Broward

Location:

1801 WEST SAMPLE ROAD, Suite 100, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL 33064, 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, using their cars and from their own homes.

CAUSE AREAS

Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Women
Seniors, Veterans & Military Families, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Fort Lauderdale, FL 33351

(26.17785,-80.27116)
 

SKILLS

  • Aromatherapy
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Music Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • COVID Vaccine card or exemption

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