(41.90214,-88.09947)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

690 E. North AvenueCarol Stream, IL 60188

About

  • Ready to give back? Have you received the care and support of hospice during the end of life journey with a family member or friend? Do you wish to be a compassionate presence to a hospice patient in a home or a care facility by listening, talking, or reading? Volunteers also provide caregiver relief for family members, do not provide hands-on care, but serve as companions and advocates.
  • Northwestern Medicine Home Health & Hospice provides comprehensive training programs for volunteers that visit patients. Not only will the skills you receive during training be applicable to your volunteer service, but they’ll aid in your everyday life. More importantly, you will make an enormous impact in the lives of those you touch. We have opportunities in the morning, afternoon and evening. Weekend opportunities are also available.
  • Fall 2016 training: Sept. 15 - Nov. 17, Thursday afternoons from 1-4 pm, at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Genva. Volunteers need to attend 10 classes for 30 hours of training.
  • Northwestern Medicine Home Health & Hospice (formerly CNS Home Health & Hospice) is non-profit, accredited by The Joint Commission, Medicare certified, and licensed by the State of Illinois.

Skills

  • Healthcare
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Massage Therapy
  • Veteran Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We work with your schedule.
  • Volunteers must complete a 10-week training course, 9.15 thru 11.17.16
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