VITAS Patient-Care Volunteers


Cause Areas


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


We have patients throughout the Bay AreaSan Mateo, Belmont, Menlo Park, Palo AltoSan Mateo, CA 94497
Got Time


VITAS is looking for kind 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!

VITAS volunteer activities include: friendly visits with patients at home or in a nursing home; relief care (sit with a patient while the caregiver takes a break); reading a book, playing a game or watching a movie with a patient, accompanying a patient on an outing; running errands for patients; assisting with programs and special events.


Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week.

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