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ORGANIZATION: Transitions Hospice

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Make a difference in the life of someone nearing the end of their journey. Hospice Volunteers needed to provide companionship and socialization to patients living with terminal illness. Share music, crafts, reading, movies, etc. Vigil Volunteers provide a calm presence to patients and their family members. Office based volunteers also needed. For more information, contact Transitions Hospice at 847-515-1505.

Volunteering for Transitions Hospice is a flexible opportunity where you can visit your patient at a time and day that is convenient for you

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About Transitions Hospice

Location:

12040 Raymond Court, Huntley, IL 60142, US

Mission Statement

Our philosophy is to empower our patients and families by providing the tools and support necessary to embrace life. We don't focus on the finality of death; we focus on the practical side of living. Our job is to assist our patients and families through the physical, emotional and spiitual challenges of life's final transition.

Description

Transitions Hospice provides end of life care to patients and their families. Patients receive comfort care provided by a team of skilled nurses, aids, social workers, chaplains and volunteers.

Serving 32 counties in Illinois!

North

DuPage, Boone, Cook, DeKalb, Grundy, McHenry, Kane, Kendall, Lake, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Will, Kankakee and Winnebago.

Central

Champaign, Ford, McLean, Peoria, Marshall, Livingston, Iroquois Tazewell, Vermilion, Woodford.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

123Paxton, IL 60957

(40.46031,-88.09532)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per month
  • Strong interpersonal skills; good listener; TB test and physical

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