Brookdale Hospice Volunteer - Pet Therapy (Vernon Hills area)


Cause Areas


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


The Chicagoland AreaVernon Hills & Hawthorn LakesVernon Hills, IL 60061
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Looking for an opportunity to serve others in your community? Brookdale Hospice is the place for you to give comfort, support, and companionship to individuals as they near the end of their life.

How you can help:
Helping others as they near the end of their lives is a profoundly moving experience. Brookdale Hospice is seeking trained therapy animals to provide loving support and comfort to hospice patients with a love for animals.

Where you can help:
Brookdale Hospice has a variety of locations in the Chicagoland area (see below). This allows volunteers a multitude of opportunities to serve different communities.

Potential volunteer locations include: Oak Park, Chicago - Lakeshore, Chicago - Lakeview, Orland Park, Lisle, Burr Ridge, Glen Ellyn, Hoffman Estates on Golf Rd., Hoffman Estates on Barrington Rd., Des Plaines, Prospect Heights, Vernon Hills, Hawthorn Lakes, Northbrook

We would love to hear from you! For more information please contact:

Grace Furlan at Brookdale Hospice Chicago
Phone: (224) 221-7643


  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mimimum 1-4 hours per month
  • TB Screening, Reference Check, Drug Screen, Pet Therapy Certification

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