The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
In the Western suburbs of Chicago. To supporting terminally ill patients and their families by offering a compassionate presence.
You could also visit with them or read, play music, listen to stories, watch a movie or TV procam. Just 'being there'! Also you could sit with patient to allow their caregiver to leave and get a few hours away to take care of themselves.
What a great gift you could give someone at 'lifes end' then your empathetic presence, and time. Few things we do could be more valued during this time.
***Please be sure to provide your phone number***
Counseling / Mental Health
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Approx 1-3 hours a week.
We have opportunities throughout the Chicago area.Health screening.