8 people are interested
Hospice Seeks Music Volunteer - Covenant Village of Northbrook
8 people are interested
The gift of music can help ease the journey of those with life-limiting illness. If you play a portable instrument and are willing to share your time and talent with hospice patients and their families, pleae consider this wonderful opportunity. Music at the bedside calms and soothes patients, and brings tremendous comfort to their families.
Who We Are
CovenantCare Hospice is part of the CovenantCare family of services that include home health care, private duty assistance, and comforting hospice care for patients and their families. As experts in every aspect of home care, we provide choices and unique plans of care for the people we serve - that is our difference. Our care includes volunteers who embrace CovenantCare's 100-year tradition of Christian service and healthcare outreach. CovenantCare Hospice is affiliated with Covenant Village of Northbrook, WIndsor Park in Carol Stream, and The Holmstad in Batavia. We also serve the surrounding communities.
What do volunteers do?
There are may ways our volunteers contribute to patient and family care in hospice; most importantly they are friendly visitors who are trained to listen and to reflect with patients and their families.
Assist with light housekeeping and/or meal preparation
Read, write letters, watch tv, sing or care for pets
Assist with office tasks, special projects and events, and fundraising
Volunteers who are professionals may also provide comforting massages, haircuts, and manicures.
What is the volunteer commitment?
Typically we ask for a one year commitment. We try to match requests for services with our volunteers' individual schedules, availabilities, interests, geographic area, and comfort level. As we stive to match your interests and needs with those of our patients and theri families, there may be times when there are no appropriate opportunities for a particular volunteer. However, we will always strive to match your interests, wants, and needs with the unique needs of our patients and families.
What is the required training to become a volunteer?
We offer comprehensive content specific training that will prepare you for your volunteer position. Our training meets regulatory obligations and ensures each volunteer's familiarity, comfort, and competency to serve. Throughout the year, we supplement that training with topic-specific workshops and in-service opportunities to provide more in-depth education. Volunteer training is free of charge.
What are the requirements to volunteer?
Individuals interested in direct volunteer service with our patients must be 18 years or older. for those wishing to volunteer for indirect volunteer service the minimum age is 14. Volunteers must pass a drug test, background check and TB screening. Volunteers must have a valid driver's license and auto insurance.
About CovenantCare Hospice
3755 E. Main Street, Suite 165, St. Charles, IL 60174, US
Our mission is grounded in a 100-year Christian heritage of service, health care, and compassion and has always focused upon maximum, whole-person wellness while celebrating God’s gift of life. CovenantCare Hospice emphasizes comfort, companionship, and dignity for our patients and their family.
CovenantCare Hospice is all about embracing life with Grace and Love. It is about walking side by side with people who face a life-limiting illness and embracing all that their lives have meant. CovenantCare Hospice will companion with you through this life transition and will assist you in attaining the highest quality possible. It is about honoring who you are spiritually, emotionally and physically. We do this with exceptional care, compassion and with a focus on respect and dignity.
Covenant Village of NorthbrookNorthbrook, IL 60062
October 15, 2021
- Hospice Care
- Bereavement Support
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- one year - 2 hours per month minimum