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Volunteer Opportunity/North side/Wrigleyville Area in Chicago

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Grace Hospice of Chicago

  • 8 people are interested

Do you have a heart for helping others who are facing end of life challenges? If so, we have an opportunity for a volunteer to support a patient who resides on the North Side/Wrigleyville area of Chicago. If you love all things theatre, movies and art, you may be a perfect fit for this lovely patient!

Please call Marilyn Gonzalez, Volunteer Coordinator at 630-812-0251 or email mgonzalez@ghospice.com if you are interested in this amazing opportunity to make a differece in the life of someone who would love your companionship during a difficult and challenging time.

Although this opportunity is located in Chicago, training and orientation will take place at the Grace Hospice corporate office in Oakbrook Terrace.


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About Grace Hospice of Chicago

Location:

2 TransAm Plaza, Suite 260, Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181, US

Mission Statement

For each employee to treat every patient as their own treasured loved one, providing care that affords a quality of life that outweighs quantity of day, and supports caregivers as their hearts find healing

Description

Hospice care is not just for the patient. It also provides emotional support for the entire family. Hospice is a philosophy of caring for patients whose medical conditions are not responding to treatment or for those patients who choose not to seek agressive medical care at the end stage of life. Our program is for patients who are considered terminal and are expected to live six months or less if the disease follows its natural course, although many patients outlive this time frame. Our philosophy focuses on comfort care not currative care. Our goal is for the patient to remain as comfortable and pain-free as possible in their own home or the home of a loved one through the end of life. We also serve patients who are living in long-term and assisted living facilities.

Arts & Culture
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

North Side/Wriglyville AreaChicago, IL 60613

(41.95778,-87.65565)
 

SKILLS

  • Storytelling
  • Acting

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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