VITAS Patient-Care Volunteers McHenry, Lake, DuPage Counties

Cause Areas


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


580 Waters EdgeLombard, IL 60148


VITAS is looking for kind and caring people to help terminally ill patients and their families. Friendly visits, simple errands, providing a listening ear and the gift of friendship at a crucial time in someone's life can make a real difference in that person's life. Yours, too!

Other VITAS volunteer activities: Provide relief care (sit with a patient while the caregiver takes a break), friendly visiting to patients and their families at home or in a nursing home, driving a patient or family member to appointments, accompanying a patient to a church function, wedding, beauty shop, play, ballgame, run errands to the grocery store, drug store, post office, and assist with programs and special events


  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building
  • Veteran Care
  • Patient Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible 2 to 20 hours per week
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