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Hospice Outreach Volunteer

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

12 hours of classroom training (usually offered for 3 hours once a week for four weeks in the spring and fall), plus 6 hours of field training.

Next Training Session:
Date: Sundays, October 6-27, 2019
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Location: Heart House Hospice, 855 Matheson Blvd East, Unit 1, Mississauga

To apply, contact Asma Khan at 647-631-5952.

 

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 Fran Savelson at 289-838-4610 so we can ensure your equal participation.

 

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