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Office Volunteers needed for Hospice!

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Elara Caring- Des Plaines, IL

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Elara Caring, one of the nation's largest providers of home-based and hospice care, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life companionship to local hospice patients and their families and office support for healthcare workers.

Office volunteering includes:

  • Assembling start of care packets for new patients
  • Writing birthday cards to patients
  • Writing portions of the volunteer newsletter
  • Creating activity sheets for patients and families
  • General office assistance for the volunteer department
  • And much more!
Current shifts are on Tuesday from 9-11:30 AM and Wednesdays from 1:30-4 PM, however we can be flexible with moving shifts to meet everyone's schedule.

***All volunteers are asked to wear masks in the office building. Once in the office, volunteers will be spaced out at least 6 feet apart to adhere to social distancing guidelines***

The onboarding process includes a background check and fingerprinting to maintain compliance with the Illinois Department of Public Health. A hospice volunteer must be 14 years old to participate according to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines.

For any questions and to schedule an information session via zoom, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at

2 Shifts

  • morning / 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Ongoing on Tuesdays
  • afternoon / 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
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About Elara Caring- Des Plaines, IL


1400 E Touhy Ave, Suite 160, Des Plaines, IL 60018, US

Mission Statement

Elara Caring: The Right Care, Right Place, Right Time: We encourage a philosophy of care that assists patients, caregivers, family and friends during the final stages of terminal illness. We promote dignity and emphasize quality of life for those who choose to enter the final stages of life in familiar surroundings with the ones they love.


Elara Caring ( is one of the nation’s largest providers of home-based care, with a footprint in the Northeast, Midwest and South. Elara Caring provides the highest-quality comprehensive care continuum of personal care, skilled home health, hospice care and behavioral health. 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."

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We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts


1400 East Touhy AvenueSuite 160Des Plaines, IL 60018



  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week

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