Friendly visits to hospice patients-Alameda County

with VITAS Healthcare of East Bay


Website VITAS Healthcare of East Bay

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!

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.

REQUIREMENTS: A background check, must be at least 15, attend orientation or training, works 2-4 hours a week

For details about this opportunity, email

WHEN: Anytime! We’ll work with your schedule.
Alameda County
Various locations in Oakland, CA

Volunteer credit is not offered

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