Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Patients Homecare SettingNursing Home, Assisted Living orHomecincinnati, OH 45249

About

VITAS Bereavement volunteers make a real difference in the emotional and spiritual stability of our patients’ families. Trained bereavement volunteers may be assigned families to call or visit, asked to help organize community support groups and memorial services, or do bereavement mailings all with the support and guidance of the VITAS bereavement team. Volunteers ask questions and listen

VITAS Volunteer orientation is provided free of charge to help you learn the skills required to be a hospice volunteer. Additional training is provided about the stages of grief, how to communicate and encourage the bereaved, and how to recognize complicated grief. Volunteers work with the support of VITAS’ manager of volunteers, bereavement manager and/or chaplain to provide a caring presence to a grieving individual. Time and dates are ongoing and flexible.

Skills

  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Patient Care
  • Spiritual Healing

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-3 visits per month by phone/in person

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