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Hospice Outreach Volunteer

We are not currently accepting applications. Please check back at the end of June. If you are looking to start your volunteer journey with Acclaim Health sooner, we are currently accepting applications for Friendly Visiting and Memory Visiting.

Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge of hospice care?

As a Hospice Outreach Volunteer, you will raise awareness about hospice palliative care in our community by attending events and sharing information with community groups.  Training is provided to help you:

  • Learn more about hospice palliative care, programs and services
  • Develop your public speaking and presentation skills
  • Gain marketing and networking techniques

This role and training are provided in partnership with Heart House Hospice and Dorothy Ley Hospice.

Skills and Experience

  • Excellent communicator
  • Compassionate and caring
  • Comfortable with death and dying
  • Open and non-judgmental
  • Successful completion of the training course

Commitment

Training

September 21 – December 3, Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm and Saturdays from 10:30am to noon

OR

October 4 – December 8, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-1:30am

 

Ongoing

Time commitment varies depending on community and event / presentation requests.

 

COVID-19 Precautions

Volunteers will be provided with training on safety protocols and the use of PPE. All volunteers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, wear a mask and follow all government-mandated protocols when visiting clients.

Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Clean police records check with vulnerable sector screening
  • Two references
  • All Acclaim Health staff and volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Should you require accommodation during the application process, please inform Kathryn Arsenault at 905-847-9559 x2419, so we can ensure your equal participation.

 

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905-827-8800 or 1-800-387-7127

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