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Volunteer Hospice Doula

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ORGANIZATION: First Health Hospice

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Volunteer Death Doula for Hospice Patients

Are you a certified End of Life Doula looking to make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals receiving hospice care? Our organization is seeking a compassionate and experienced doula to volunteer their time providing their support to patients in need of comfort and support during their end-of-life journey. We at First Health Hospice serve the Dupage, Cook, and Kane county areas with a home office in Oak Brook.

As a volunteer doula, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals facing the end of life. Your responsibilities may include providing emotional support, companionship, and practical assistance to hospice patients and their families. This may involve sitting with patients, reading to them, engaging in conversation, or simply offering a comforting presence.

Requirements:

- Compassionate and empathetic nature

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Understanding of the end-of-life process and willingness to provide emotional support

- Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect the privacy of patients and their families

- Completion of a training program for death doulas

- In person meeting

- 18 years or older

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer death doula and making a positive impact in the lives of hospice patients, please contact us for more information on how to get involved. Thank you for considering this meaningful volunteer opportunity.

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About First Health Hospice

Location:

1111 W. 22nd Steet, Suite 260, Oak Brook, IL 60523, US

Mission Statement

To serve the community with the highest quality of hospice care. We pledge to be first to respond, first to bedside, first to listen, and first to help provide our patients and their families with comfort, peace of mind, and the dignity they deserve.

Description

At First Health Hospice, we understand the importance of providing compassionate end-of-life care to our patients and their families. We take pride in fostering a comforting and supportive environment where individuals find solace, dignity, and peace during their final journey. Our boutique approach places patients and families where they should be - FIRST.

Every day, our dedicated team of caregivers, nurses, volunteers, and staff members work tirelessly to ensure that each person under our care receives the utmost attention and respect they deserve. Whether it's managing pain, offering emotional support, or simply lending a listening ear, we are committed to going above and beyond to meet the unique needs of every individual and family we serve. Our efforts to support our patients and families don’t stop with just high-quality care; we’re proud to provide life enrichment therapies such as Music and Massage Therapy, increasing the focus on quality of life.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Community, Crisis Support, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1111 West 22nd StreetSuite 260Oak Brook, IL 60523

(41.84614,-87.94665)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible after training
  • End of Life Doula Certification

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