VITAS Patient Care Volunteers

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VITAS Healthcare of Chicagoland South, Including Joliet & Kankakee

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 117 people are interested

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.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Chicagoland South, Including Joliet & Kankakee

Location:

8525 W. 183rd. St., Suite M, Tinley Park, IL 60487, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home, business or school location.In the following areas: Cook, DeKalb, DuPage &Grundy counties.Tinley Park, IL 60487

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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