46 people are interested
End of Life Care: Become a Hospice Volunteer
ORGANIZATION: Guardian Hospice
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46 people are interested
Guardian Hospice volunteers are vital members of our team who help the families we serve deal with illness, grief, and loss. Whether you choose to work directly with patients and families, or to participate in any other Guardian Hospice volunteer opportunity, you will be making a difference in someone's life!
Volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to:
Patient Care Volunteers: Companionship, listening, preparing meals, and just being "present" to the patient.
Vigil Volunteers: Being present during the dying process so that no one has to die alone.
Bereavement Volunteers: Bereavement support to family members after their loved one has died. Offering Bereavement Coordinator help with bereavement calls and sending letters to families.
Office Volunteers: Work in the Guardian Hospice office, and assist with tasks such as filing, photocopying, assisting with mailings, etc.
Due to COVID-19: We require our volunteers to be vaccinated if comfortable with visiting patients in facilities and homes.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Guardian Hospice
181 Waukegan Road, Suite 301, Northfield, IL 60093, US
Guardian Hospice is committed to providing compassionate hospice and palliative care to individuals with a limited life expectancy, to provide support for their families and caregivers, and to serving the community as a resource for end of life care. This is accomplished by an interdisciplinary team that addresses the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of patients, families, and caregivers. You can be part of the team!
Guardian Hospice is dedicated to providing the best care for our patients and their extended families. Our compassionate, experienced professionals understand that we are caring for not only our patients, but their loved ones as well. We know that each patient is unique, and our small, personalized care team focuses on individualized patient comfort and supportive family care.
The team is composed of the following dedicateed members: Patient's physician, hospice medical director, registered nurse, social worker, certified nursing assistant, spiritual care coordinator, bereavement coordinator, music therapist, massage therapist, volunteers.
Guardian Hospice181 Waukegan RoadSuite 301Northfield, IL 60093
October 3, 2023
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Minimum 1 hour/week; more is welcome
- ability to drive to assigned locations, COVID-19 vaccination, TB test(no cost to volunteer), Background check, Training and Orientation, drivers license needed