VITAS Healthcare of LaSalle and The Greater Illinois Valley
Volunteer to bring Harmony and Happiness to Hospice Patients
Company: VITAS Healthcare of LaSalle and The Greater Illinois Valley
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Location: Sterling area Sterling, IL 61081
Project Details

Opportunity Description:

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for musical volunteers who are able to play musical instruments and/or sing for hospice patients living at home, in the hospital or in long term care facilities.

Sometimes what a hospice patient needs most is a way to express feelings without talking. By playing or singing their favorite songs or hymns, VITAS music volunteers help patients and families reconnect with feelings and memories that can bring about a sense of peace and happiness.

VITAS provides training on how to work with people at the end of life. The volunteer provides the talent, compassion and time. Assignments are made according to the volunteer’s time and location.

For more information about VITAS visit VITAS.com.

General requirements
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
Category
LGBT
Seniors
Women
Skills Area
Wind Instrument
Hospice Care
Keyboard Instrument
Music Therapy
Singing
String Instrument