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ORGANIZATION: Residential Hospice


Are you kind and friendly and looking to help others in your community? Are you patient and empathic, and willing to share those gifts with others during a difficult time? If so, we may have an opportunity that's a perfect fit for you!

Residential Hospice is seeking dedicated Patient Support Volunteers to help patients and families through their end-of-life journey. Hospice patients have a terminal diagnosis and a limited life expectancy, and they and their loved ones are often dealing with many emotional stressors while in the care of hospice.

Our volunteers provide comfort, companionship and friendship to patients in a nursing facility or at home. Volunteers may engage with patients in variety of ways depending on the patient’s needs. These activities can range from reading aloud, doing puzzles, or attending facility activities with the patient to simply listening to music, talking or holding a hand. Volunteers also may provide a respite for caregivers who are caring for a loved one. Volunteers sit with a patient while the caregiver can take time for themselves.

As a Hospice Patient Support Volunteer, your presence and support can make an impact for our patients and their families. If this seems like something that would be a good fit for you, we’d love to hear from you.

Drug test, health screen, TB test, and fingerprinting are also required. We ask that volunteers make one year commitment or longer.

Disclaimer: We are sorry but we can not accept any court ordered community service.

*No prior experience required. Training provided.

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About Residential Hospice


4215 State Route, Glen Carbon, IL 62034, US

Mission Statement

Residential’s Mission is to be the recognized market leader in homecare, palliative and hospice services. We do this by: ◾Fostering a culture of growth, excellence, accountability and efficiency; ◾Being an employer-of-choice that attracts and empowers an exceptional workforce; ◾Focusing our offerings on the dynamic needs of our constituents - patients, caregivers, family members, physicians and other providers across the healthcare continuum; ◾Integrating impactful and innovative solutions to improve our constituents’ service experience; and ◾Ensuring full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.


Residential Hospice is our highest level of care and provides expert medical care, pain and symptom management, and support to patients during their end-of-life journeys with a team of hospice and palliative care-certified physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, spiritual care counselors, and volunteers.


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


We'll work with your schedule.


201 South 14th StreetHerrin, IL 62948



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




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 Hours weekly
  • Drug screening, TB test

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