Northwest Indiana, Illinois Patient Companion Volunteers Sought

Patient-Companion-VolunteersHospice of the Calumet Area is seeking volunteers from across Northwest Indiana and neighboring Illinois communities to serve as companions for patients and families facing end-of-life illnesses.

Training for new patient companion volunteers is scheduled for: Saturday, February 22; Tuesday, February 25; and Saturday, March 1.

The time for both Saturday sessions is 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CST) at the Hospice office in Munster located at 600 Superior Ave.

Tuesday’s training will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Kish Funeral Home, also in Munster located at 10000 Calumet Ave.

Individuals must attend all three sessions in order to begin volunteer work. To register, or for additional information, please contact Cynthia Camp by phone at (219) 922-2732 or by email at