Volunteers meet weekly from June through to October helping with planting, watering and weeding. If you have a passion for gardening, like being outdoors, enjoy meeting other volunteers this may be just the volunteer role for you.
Are you a friendly and helpful person ready to welcome and direct clients, family members, and guests? If so, this role is for you! Responsibilities include answering the telephone and transferring calls, assisting with mail-outs and assistance in setting-up for internal meetings.
Kitchen volunteers assist the Food and Nutrition Coordinator in the residential kitchen with meal preparation and sanitation of kitchen.
Volunteers drive our palliative and bereaved clients to and from appointments at Hospice. They also drive our palliative clients to medical appointments in the community. Proof of insurance and driver’s abstract required.
Grief and Bereavement Volunteers
Grief and Bereavement Volunteers support the bereaved in a variety of ways including facilitating support groups and providing spiritual care.
Direct Support Volunteers
Direct Support volunteers assist the clinical staff with the care of the residents.
Special Event/Fundraising Volunteer
Volunteers support St. Joseph’s Hospice special events, including planning committee participation, logistics and fundraising support.
Volunteer visitors offer comfort and companionship to clients with a palliative illness as well as respite for their caregivers and families in the community. Weekday availability and transportation is preferred.
Volunteer Registered Massage Therapist
Certified Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) provide massage therapy to clients in the community and in our Hospice Wellness Centre. Therapists must have completed a Registered Massage Therapy Program at an approved educational facility.
Certified hairstylist needed to provide haircut and style in our Hospice Wellness Centre.