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About the Position
Position # 568
OrganizationThe Heart of Hastings Hospice
Position Palliative Care Volunteer
Location 17 McKenzie Street
Impact Statement It takes a community to run a hospice. Will you Join us?
Give back to your community and become a volunteer and raise awareness about the many services that The Heart of Hastings Hospice has to offer.
Description The Heart of Hastings Hospice is a not-for-profit, volunteer driven organization with charitable status. We provide support through visiting hospice, caregiver support, residential hospice, equipment lending, and grief and bereavement support. We require more volunteers in the Madoc, Marmora, Stirling and Tweed areas. Hospice offers volunteers an opportunity to support their community by providing compassionate dignified end-of-life care for those touched by life-threatening illness. Our supportive care volunteers provide practical assistance, provide emotional support, and improve quality of life for residents in our 2-bed Residential Hospice or to clients and caregivers in their homes.
We also look for volunteers in the capacity of Board members and "Friends".
"Friends" of hospice are behind the scenes and do not have any direct contact with clients the do tasks such as: Fundraising; Gardening; Grass Cutting; House Cleaning; Office Work; Special Events; House Maintenance; Community Awareness; Equipment Delivery.
Training Details All volunteers are required to undergo training and orientation set out by the Hospice Palliative Care of Ontario Visiting Volunteer Training Curriculum. Training is supported and funded by The Heart of Hastings Hospice.
Working Conditions -Residential Hospice
-Client Homes
Duration 3 months or less
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Hours are flexible.
Age 12+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group, A Newcomer
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Boards/Committees, Communication/Public Relations, Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website http://www.heartofhastingshospice.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Phone 613-473-1880
Address 17 McKenzie Street Madoc, K0K 2K0
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