Opportunity Details

Health & Wellness
Families, Low-income Communities, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns, Military/Veterans, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual,Transgender)

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Referral: Heritage Healthcare Administrative Support

Description

Administrative work that can include filing, data entry, copying and preparing mailings. Patient care that may involve reading to them, running errands for the patient or family (grocery shopping, walking/feeding the pets, cleaning, etc.) or any other activities and needs the patient requests. 
 

Impact

Volunteering is a very meaningful and rewarding experience. Helping people at a very difficult time in their life can make a difference in their lives and yours as well. 
 

Volunteer Activity Type

  • Other (administrative support)
 

Great For

  • Individuals (people who come on their own)
  • Groups (volunteers who come in a group)
  • New Volunteers (people who have never volunteered before)
  • Committed Volunteers (people who can come on a regular basis)
  • Older Volunteers (volunteers aged 55 and older)


Partner Information

At Heritage Healthcare, care is provided around our belief in preserving the individual’s dignity and ensuring peace and comfort at the end of life. Support to the patient and family is an integral part of the whole hospice experience. The appropriate goals of care involve doing everything possible to achieve the most satisfactory level of physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort possible for all persons facing a life-limiting illness.

Requirements for Service

  • Interview process
  • Application
  • Training meeting <2 hours
  • Shots (TB, Tetanus, etc.)
  • Background check
  • Fingerprinting testing

Contact for more information or to serve 
Gretchen Zoeller at gzoeller@heritagehc.org or 847-885-1818.

 

***This is a Referral Opportunity through Chicago Cares. Chicago Cares does not manage the volunteer experience for these projects and volunteers are subject to each partner organization's volunteer protocol. Chicago Cares is not liable for injuries, loss, or damage at referral projects. No Chicago Cares staff will follow up with you about the logistics for this program, however a staff person from the managing organization will be responsible for doing so.***

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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2018

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