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Volunteer with VITAS Healthcare: Friendly Visitors Needed for Hospice Patients

Volunteer Event, Class/Workshop

VITAS Healthcare is in need of volunteers for friendly visits to terminally ill patients and their caregivers. Preferred commitment of 3 hours a week for 6 months (Minimum 60 hours). This includes an 8-hour hospice orientation and training to prepare you for your role. Extended inservices throughout the year on the psychosocial and spiritual needs of the terminally ill patient are offered. Benefits include: Volunteering with VITAS is a powerful life-changing learning experience that is excellent for students considering careers in health care, social work, psychology, and many other fields. Volunteers often have the opportunity to assist our nurses in the in-patient unit in the hospitals. Build your skills and your resume, and make a difference in your life and the lives of others at the same time. Please contact Cathy Agosti, Manager Volunteer Services 305-690-4765 or for details.