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By Your Side Volunteer

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  • 2 people are interested

Time is our most precious gift, especially at the end of life's journey. Since we at Elara Caring feel strongly about family, it is our policy that no person shall die alone. As a By Your Side volunteer, you will spend time sitting with a patient who is peacefully dying. This will not only be a personal vigil for the patient, but also a time to provide comfort to any family members present. No special skills are necessary, just an open heart for the patient and a lending ear for family and friends who may wish to reminisce about the patient's life. It will be some of the most rewarding time you'll ever spend. Elara Caring is currently looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families. There is no physical care involved. Hours are flexible - weekdays, evenings or weekends on an as-needed basis.

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About Elara Caring


1530 West Market Street, Akron, OH 44313, US

Mission Statement

We believe the best place for your care is where you live. We exist to deliver exceptional personalized health care services wherever you call home. We do this by hiring compassionate people who believe in taking care of our patients, our clients, our care providers and each other. We strive to foster personal development and empower a collaborative team approach to ensure we are delivering the right care, at the right time and in the right place.


Elara Caring is one of the nation’s largest providers of home-based care, with a footprint in the Northeast, Midwest and South. Elara brings together three award-winning organizations - Great Lakes Caring, National Home Health Care, and Jordan Health Services - into one transformational company, which provides the highest-quality comprehensive care continuum of personal care, skilled home health, hospice care and behavioral health.

Elara Caring leads patients through the post-acute care journey by providing the appropriate level of care, delivered wherever our patients call home. The company’s intimate understanding of its patients’ needs allows it to apply proprietary platforms to deliver proactive, customized care that improves quality of life and keeps patients in their homes.

The company, comprised of 35,000 caregivers serving over 60,000 patients and their families daily, in 225 locations across 16 states, is focused on providing patients with the right care, at the right time, in the right place.


Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Canton, OH 44708



  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Work


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Typically 1-2 hours per week.
  • Volunteers are encouraged to show proof of COVID vaccination.

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