Bereavement Call Support

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Pepper Family Hospice CareCenter
While working at the Pepper Family Hospice CareCenter (405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington), volunteers support patients, families and staff in an acute-care, fast-paced environment. This 16-bed homelike hospice center is nestled in a beautifully wooded area with picnic and play areas and miles of walking paths. Unique and meaningful assignments include: Hospitality Volunteer, CNA Assist, Care Companion, Baker/Shopper Volunteer and Activity Volunteer

Bereavement Call Support volunteers make routine phone calls to JourneyCare's grief support clients to provide information about support groups, memorial services, and other available resources. These volunteers work directly with our Bereavement Department, who provide specialized training (and shadowing) to ensure that they understand the documentation process and have a good understanding of JourneyCare's grief support services.

These calls are an important part of the care we provide to our clients. It's crucial to let them know we're here to support them on their journey of healing after a loss.

We are seeking Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) to help in this capacity.

Orientation & Training After our 4-hour orientation, volunteer applicants interested in helping with our grief support calls will continue their training through engaging online courses and then begin working directly with the bereavement team.

Applicants must also submit to a background check. To fill out an application to become a JourneyCare Volunteer, please visit our website:

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405 Lake Zurich RoadBarrington, IL 60010



  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours/week
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

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