VITAS Patient-Care Volunteers - Solano County


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Near your home, school or business locationVacaville, Fairfield,Vallejo & BeniciaFairfield, CA 94534


About

VITAS is looking for compassionate and caring people to help terminally ill patients and their families. Friendly visits, simple errands, providing a listening ear and the gift of friendship at a crucial time can make a real difference in another's life. Yours, too!

Other VITAS volunteer activities: relief care (sit with a patient while the caregiver takes a break); friendly visits to patients and their families at home or in a nursing home; driving a patient or family member to appointments; accompanying a patient to a church function, wedding, beauty shop, play, ballgame; run errands to the grocery store, drug store, post office; assist with programs and special events.

Skills

  • Veteran Care
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 hours a month

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