11th Hour Patient Visit Volunteers


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


580 Waters Edge DriveLombard, IL 60148


VITAS welcomes you to participate in our 11th Hour Volunteer Program to provide additional interdisciplinary emotional support and create a peaceful presence during the active dying phase for VITAS patients and their families. VITAS volunteers are educated about the active dying phase and can provide special services to our actively dying patient and their families to improve their quality of life. 11th Hour volunteers are used when: A patient is actively dying. Patients have little family or support. And work in the home, nursing facilities, inpatient units and hospitals. And usually stay a shift of several hours based on their availability. 11th hour volunteers: Complete VITAS patient care Volunter Orientation. Have an updated personnel file. Complete VITAS 11th Hour Volunteer Training. Complete a Patient Care Volunteer Note.


  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Relationship Building

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 - 4 Hours as needed
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