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Advocate Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Our Hospice service is looking for a few good service persons to help fellow Veterans complete their "end of life" tour of duty.

We believe our Veterans deserve a special ceremony to recognize their service and we need fellow Veterans that would be empathetic to their situation.
Our Hospice program has our staff and the Veteran Volunteer (you) go the the home or facility where the Veteran currently is and present them with a patriotic-themed blanket, pin and certificate of appreciation.
Often times- this ceremony ends up being a wonderful opportunity to make a friend and listen to old stories. This opportunity is great for the Veteran and the Family.

There is a modified orientation/training required to see our patients for this ceremony. If you choose to continue visiting the Vet and would like to reach out to others- a more formal orientation/training will be offered/required.

We encourage this opportunity as it is something that touches everyone involved.

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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, Partnewship, Stewardship

Description

At Advocate Hospice, we look for volunteers who can express compassion and recognize the special value and dignity of each human life. Our committed volunteers help patients and families in a number of ways:

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

Respite Care - providing a break for caregivers

Bereavement Support

Office Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

375 Surryse Road Suite 120Lake Zurich, IL 60047

(42.19098,-88.08419)
 

SKILLS

  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Orientation/training requirements
  • Former Military personnel

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