VITAS Life Story Volunteers

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VITAS Healthcare of Fairview Height, IL

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VITAS needs sensitive volunteers with elders near the end-of-life who have a tale to tell. Life Story volunteers capture a patient's meaningful moments and then develop a keepsake featuring the patient recalling his or her life stories for the patient's family.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Fairview Height, IL

Location:

8 Executive Drive, Suite 150, Fairview Heights, IL 62208, 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, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home, business or school location inthe counties of Monroe, Madison and St. ClairFairview Heights, IL 62208

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training

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