Purpose/Objective: Legacy Corps is an AmeriCorps program that provides assistance to service members, active and veteran, their families and caregivers. Our heroes and their loved ones are served in the fields of respite, transportation, education and resource referral. Services are designed to decrease caregiving burden and stress. Legacy Corps Volunteers empower the caregiver and care recipient through education and community resources to maintain and/or improve their quality of life, with an emphasis on remaining in the home.
Responsibilities: Provide responsible non-medical care for clients, engage clients in conversation and social activities, provide compassionate companionship and participate in fun events for public awareness and fundraising.
Qualifications: Must be 18 years or older, a U.S. citizen, high school graduate or equivalent, and flexible in availability. Must have a phone, dependable transportation, clean State Criminal Background Check and NSOPR.
Your talent and interests can be given to support our nation's heroes and their families.
Training: Pre-service training will be provided. Training will include CPR and veteran issues.
Time commitment: Monthly meetings. Flexible hours. We will match your time and talent to support veterans' needs.
Locations: Boone, Northwest Suburban Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago counties.
WE WANT YOU!
- Veteran Care
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- must have a phone and dependable transportation
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