VITAS Patient Care Volunteers
VITAS Healthcare of Chicagoland South, Including Joliet & Kankakee
VITAS is looking for kind and caring people to help terminally ill patients and their families. Friendly visits,simple errands, providing a listening ear and the gift of friendship at a crucial time can make a real difference in another's life. Yours, too! Other VITAS volunteer activities: respite care (sit with a patient while the caregiver takes a break); friendly visits to patients and families at home or in a nursing home; driving a patient or family member to appointments; accompanying a patient to a church function, wedding, beauty shop, play, ballgame; run errands to the grocery store, drug store, post office; assist with programs and special events.
About VITAS Healthcare of Chicagoland South, Including Joliet & Kankakee
8525 W. 183rd. St., Suite M, Tinley Park, IL 60487, US
VITAS Healthcare recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program, allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing and expanding services offered to patients and families. By exemplifying the VITAS Values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are proactive in meeting the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice team by actively recruiting, training, supporting and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.
Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.