You can make a difference in someone’s life by simply being present. You’ll provide support and companionship to patients and families by giving caregivers a short break.
Provide support in the office: filing, preparing mailings, computer input, answering the phones, special projects.
As a volunteer, you’ll visit, make phone calls, attend support groups, attend memorial services and send bereavement mailings.
Create one-of-a-kind Memory Bears from VITAS patients’ clothes to comfort the family.
Visit patients and families at home, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, inpatient hospice units. Pay a friendly visit; relieve a family caregiver for an afternoon out; accompany a patient to the beauty salon, grocery store or a social event; read aloud; listen to memories; walk the dog; be the high point of someone’s day.
Patients and families explore their creative side and express their feelings through the visual arts.
Help comfort a senior in their last days in our hospice setting
Seniors 50 and older compete in the Southwest Ohio Senior Olympics (April-May) in a variety of athletic events. You’ll help time, keep score and show hospitality.
Serve in a role on our board to guide policy and governance.
Take calls from listeners pledging support for WMKV/WLHS public radio.