Create & Feel Great! Make Art with a Hospice Patient

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VITAS Healthcare of LaSalle and The Greater Illinois Valley

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VITAS Healthcare is looking for artists to volunteer to help terminally ill patients and their families express themselves when words fail them. Artists help a patient paint or color a picture, create a scrap book or collage, or decorate their room. The artist shares their talents in therapeutic ways all while encouraging the patient’s creative process.

VITAS provides training on how to work with people at the end of life. The artist provides talent, compassion and time. Assignments are made according to the volunteer’s time and location.

For more information about VITAS visit VITAS.com.

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About VITAS Healthcare of LaSalle and The Greater Illinois Valley

Location:

105 Marquette Street, Suite A, LaSalle, IL 61301, US

Mission Statement

VITAS Healthcare recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program, allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing and expanding services offered to patients and families. By exemplifying the VITAS Values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocat es and are proactive in meeting the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice team by actively recruiting, training, supporting and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.

Description

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home, work, or school locationLaSalle, IL 61301

(41.37746,-89.07525)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Visual Arts

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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