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A Volunteer visit makes a difference at VITAS Healthcare- Foristell, MO 63348

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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

  • 6 people are interested
VITAS Healthcare Volunteers Rock!

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 a Patient Volunteer to visit a patient on hospice residing in their own home in the Foristell, MO area 63348. 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. This training also includes how to make a positive difference for patients and their caregivers. The days and times for volunteering are flexible according to your availability. 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
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Cotton Rd.,Foristell, MO 63348

(38.820,-90.9464)
 

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 with flexible scheduling.

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