Brookdale Hospice Volunteer - 11th Hour Bedside Vigil Volunteer
1 person is interested
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. Being an 11th hour vigil volunteer makes a positive impact in the life of an actively dying patient in hospice care. As an 11th hour volunteer, you provide comfort and provide a calm, peaceful presence for hospice patient's at the end of life, at a time when the patient's death is imminent. 11th-Hour Volunteers sit vigil with our patients, and should be comfortable around death and dying. Volunteer receive training around the death and dying process in thorough orientation. Brookdale Hospice is seeking volunteer who would be available to sit vigil on short notice for a visit approximately 2-4 hours in length.
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:
Des Plaines, Prospect Heights,Oak Park, Chicago - Lakeshore, Chicago - Lakeview, Orland Park, Lisle, Burr Ridge, Glen Ellyn, Hoffman Estates on Golf Rd., Hoffman Estates on Barrington Rd., Vernon Hills, Hawthorn Lakes, Northbrook
We would love to hear from you!
For more information please contact:
Grace Furlan at Brookdale Hospice Chicago
We'll work with your schedule.
800 S River RoadDes Plaines, IL 60016
- Hospice Care
- People Skills
- Music Therapy
- Relationship Building
- Patient Care
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- Minimum 1-4 hours per month
- TB Screening, Reference Check, Drug Screen