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
Skills and Experience
- Excellent communicator
- Compassionate and caring
- Comfortable with death and dying
- Open and non-judgmental
- Successful completion of the training course
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.
Time commitment varies depending on community and event / presentation requests.
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.
- 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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