Harbor Light Hospice

Organization Address:

800 Roosevelt Road, Bldg. C, Suite 206
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Daniel Langert, Volunteer Coordinator

Phone Number:

(630) 942-0100

Email Address:

dlangert@harborlighthospice.com

Website Address:

www.harborlighthospice.com

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:

Monday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Description of Organization:

Harbor Light Hospice provides dignified end-of-life care and quality services that allow our patients and their families/significant others to live life richly, deeply, and meaningfully for as long as it may last, and to die with dignity in the setting of their choice.

Description of Service Learner Role:

Empathetic volunteers will serve as Direct Care Patient Volunteers, visiting patients at facilities in DuPage area and engaging them with conversation, reading, music, going outdoors, assisting with activities, or holding hands and providing comfort. Special talents/interests such as music, dancing, athletics, and trivia can be used during your visits! (Patients have terminal diseases, such as Alzheimer's, dementia, COPD, CHF, and terminal cancers. Patients may/may not be able to talk, walk, or understand you.)

Organization Requirements:

  • Volunteer Application
  • Background Check
  • TB Test and Physical at HLH expense with approved clinics in the area
  • Driver's License and Auto Insurance
  • Orientation of 4-5  Hours. (can be used towards total service hrs.)
  • Visits of at least 2 Hrs. per week

Number of Placements Available:

20 per semester

 

Contact Information


Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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