Volunteer Opportunities

Learn more about the variety of ways to contribute to St. Joseph’s Hospice below:

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Reflexologists

Certified reflexologists provide therapies to clients in the community and in our Hospice Wellness Centre. Therapists must have completed a Reflexology Program at an approved educational facility.

Volunteer Healing Touch Practitioner

Certified Healing Touch practitioners provide therapies to clients in the community and in our Hospice Wellness Centre. Therapists must have completed a Healing Touch Program at an approved facility.

Volunteer Esthetician

Certified Estheticians needed to provide manicures and pedicures in our Hospice Wellness Centre.

Volunteer Hairstylist

Certified hairstylist needed to provide haircut and style in our Hospice Wellness Centre.

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.

Volunteer Visitor

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.

Special Event/Fundraising Volunteer

Volunteers support St. Joseph’s Hospice special events, including planning committee participation, logistics and fundraising support.

Direct Support Volunteers

Direct Support volunteers assist the clinical staff with the care of the residents.

Grief and Bereavement Volunteers

Grief and Bereavement Volunteers support the bereaved in a variety of ways including facilitating support groups and providing spiritual care.

Volunteer Drivers

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.

Kitchen Volunteers

Kitchen volunteers assist the Food and Nutrition Coordinator in the residential kitchen with meal preparation and sanitation of kitchen.

Reception Volunteer

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.

Volunteer Gardeners

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.