Seeking Bilingual Volunteers to provide companionship, socialization, memory support and/or supportive presence to hospice patients at the end of life by providing friendly non-medical visits. Volunteers are restricted from personal visits right now during the COVID-19 crisis, so this isn't the best time to volunteer, however, it MAY be exactly the right time to apply, and receive volunteer training safely so that when restrictions are lifted, you are ready!
Apex Hospice and Palliative Care serves 14 counties in the Chicagoland area. Volunteers serve close to home at hours convenient to you. We never ask for more than you can give. Training is provided free of charge. Must be 18+years.
If you have a willingness to learn and a compassionate heart, we want to talk to you! One caring heart is all it takes to make a difference. Volunteering is good for your community, good for your career and good for your personal well being. Join us as we bring quality of life to those at the end of life.
Our team of hospice experts is committed to providing care for those at end of life, their families and our hospice team members through the practice of Standards of Excellence. Apex promotes dignity, respect, choice and voice as our priority to each individual. Our team works collaboratively with community health professionals you have chosen for a responsive and positive experience. We are with you every step of the way. We believe in Excellence, Respect, Accountability, Innovation and Priority. Apex Hospice and Palliative Care: Your Life...Your Choice...Your Care...Our Priority
APEX Hospice and Palliative Care seeks to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families who are facing a terminal illness. We focus on quality of life by providing comfort, company and active treatment of distressing symptoms, with the patient and their family as the focus of care. Services are provided by a team of professionals and volunteers who are physician directed and nurse coordinated. Comfort and coping resources are provided to the family for up to 13 months following the death of their loved one. "Family" is patient defined, and may include friends, significant others, life partners and relatives by blood or marriage. It is the expectation of APEX Hospice and Palliative Care that all employees and volunteers are strongly committed to the dignity and worth of each individual human being. Integrity and responsibility are expected conduct in all contacts with patients, families, other service providers, coworkers and the public.
Health & Medicine
Race & Ethnicity
Veterans & Military Families
Wed Sep 23, 2020 - Tue Dec 22, 2020
550 Oakmont LaneWestmont, IL60559
September 23, 2020
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Hours are flexible based on personal schedule
Background Check, Physical, Drug Screen, TB Testing, Flu Vaccine provided at no charge