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Don't Let Them Face End of Life Alone - Support Hospice Patients & Families

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ORGANIZATION: Unity Hospice of Chicagoland, Northwest Indiana, Greater St. Louis and Houston

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"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within". Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Respect. Compassion. Integrity. Make a difference in the life of another person by simply sharing your time, attention, and compassion. Use your creative strengths and interests as you aid in the living of someone who faces a terminal illness.

Our office provides care to patients in seventeen counties in Northern Illinois. We provide a wide variety of opportunities and meet you where you are! Our volunteers give their time as they are able and we create a volunteer schedule with you based on your availability.


Opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Patient Care - visit patients and provide a listening ear
  • Administrative - provide support at our office in Rochelle, IL
  • Paws for Patients - volunteer with your dog
  • Veteran to Veteran - connect over shared experiences, participate in Veteran honoring ceremonies
  • Music & Memory - provide live music or contribute in making personalized playlists for patients with dementia
  • Bereavement - support loved ones through mailings and phone calls to families

Please feel free to contact us, even if you're unsure this is the right fit for you! Let's talk about what meets your needs and has an impact on the people who need your time and talents.

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About Unity Hospice of Chicagoland, Northwest Indiana, Greater St. Louis and Houston

Location:

Unity Hospice of Chicagoland 600 W. Cermak Rd,, Chicago, IL 60616, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Unity Hospice is to provide comprehensive care, support, and education to people facing life-limiting disease, those who care for them and our community. Unity Hospice provides top-notch palliative care for those with life limiting illnesses along with great customer support - a combination that can't be beat!

Description

Founded in 1992 by Michael Klein, J.D., at his kitchen table. Unity Hospice is backed with over a decade of industry experience and excellence.

Unity Hospice provides top-notch palliative care for those with life limiting illnesses along with great customer support - a combination that can't be beat!

There are four areas in which you can volunteer!

If you are considering volunteering in the Chicagoland area, please contact Vera at vjunge@unityhospice.com

If you are considering volunteering in Northwest Indiana, contact Jenny at jkarraker@unityhospice.com

If you are considering volunteering in Western Illinois, please contact Annie at aetchison@unityhospice.com

If you are considering volunteering in greater St. Louis, please contact Shannon at smcginn-corona@unityhospice.com

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Yorkville, IL 60560

(41.6482,-88.4394)
 

SKILLS

  • Music Arts
  • Administrative Support
  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible based on your availability.
  • Tb test, drug test, fingerprinting, training (online). All costs covered by our organization and set up in the area you reside.

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