VITAS Veteran Volunteers- MO Veterans Home- St. Louis, MO 63136
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We are currently looking for Veteran Volunteers to visit hospice patients that are also veterans in their own homes, long term care facilities and nursing homes. There are many locations and opportunities available. Volunteers are needed to visit veteran patients at Missouri Veterans Home located at 10600 Lewis and Clark Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63136.
In addition, there are many ways VITAS Veteran Volunteers can help veterans; including but not limited to: driving and/or accompany a veteran to appointments, shopping and other events; help a veteran apply for benefits or learn about available assistance; help replace lost or stolen military medals by contacting appropriate agencies; listen to life stories or record or videotape a veteran’s reminiscences; call veterans to ask how they are doing; attend or help plan activities celebrating Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day; educate veteran’s groups about hospice services by speaking at their meetings.
Any time you are able to volunteer is greatly appreciated. For more information, please contact Emily Jokerst at (314) 682-3434 or at Emily.Jokerst@Vitas.com.
About VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis
1801 Park 270 Drive, Suite 150, Saint Louis, MO 63146, 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, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office.
We'll work with your schedule.
10600 Lewis & Clark Blvd.St. Louis, MO 63136
- Veteran Care
- Hospice Care
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 1-2 hours a week or month, flexible according to your schedule