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Companionship Volunteers needed for Hospice

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ORGANIZATION: 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. We are officially accepting in-person volunteers! This includes:

  • Reading stories
  • Making crafts
  • Playing games
  • Having a meaningful chat
  • And providing emotional support for a patient as they navigate hospice care

Hours are very flexible! You can choose from weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Typically, we ask you to donate an hour of your time once a week.

The onboarding process includes a background check, TB test, and fingerprinting to maintain compliance with the Illinois Department of Public Health.


For any questions, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at kallison@elara.com

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About Elara Caring- Des Plaines, IL

Location:

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.

Description

Elara Caring (Elara.com) 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."

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Naperville, IL 60540

(41.76063,-88.14378)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per month
  • Fingerprinting via Biometrics, pre-employment exam, TB test

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