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Hospice Companion - Advocate Christ Medical Center

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ORGANIZATION: Advocate Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 29 people are interested

ADVOCATE HEALTH IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS WITH A "HOSPICE HEART AND WARM HANDS"

We are seeking compassionate Volunteers to visit our patients at Advocate Christ Medical Center to provide
a warm presence by holding a hand and being a listening ear to our patients and families.

Volunteers will stop by the patient room(s) and be a comforting support by offering beverages, a selfcare break to the family, comfort pack and assist the patient and family during these times of difficulties when needed the most.

Your presence is a precious gift that you can give to someone who is in an "end of life journey" .

We are very flexible with working around your schedule. We ask the you commit to a minimum of 1 hour a week.

Please contact us for more details and be sure to provide your phone number.
I look forward to you joining our Volunteer family!

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About Advocate Hospice

Location:

2000 Springer Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, US

Mission Statement

To serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a holistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God. Our five core values: Compassion, Equality, Excellence, Partnership, Stewardship.

Description

At Advocate Hospice, You can help to make every day count by bringing joy, decreasing anxiety and enhancing the patient and family's quality of life. Our committed volunteers help patients and families in a number of ways list below. There are many ways to help as a Hospice Volunteer. We help you find he right fit for your unique interest, skills and abilities.

Patient Support - Visit patients' home, nursing home or assisted living to offer a smile and companionship, share stories, play games, music, watch movies, solve puzzles, read aloud and much more. Share your musical talents by playing or singing for patients, families and caregivers.

Comfort Care - companionship, being a compassionate listener, emotional support.

Respite Care - Provide respite time for caregivers to get out of the house or enjoy some downtime.

Bereavement Support - Assist families with grief after losing their precious family member.

We Honor Veteran - Veterans share their military experiences while visiting with other veterans.

Office Support - Help out with general clerical duties at the Advocate Health at Home office.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Faith-Based
Health & Medicine
Community, Faith-Based, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4440 West 95th StreetOak Lawn, IL 60453

(41.72181,-87.73262)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Nursing
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Hospice Care
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask that you commit to a minimum of 1-hour a week.
  • Health Screening, Background Check and Training are all complementary of Advocate Hospice.

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