Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley

Hospice - Invermere, BC
Member For 3 years
Alt Phone250-688-1143
Email office@hospicesocietycv.com
Website http://www.hospicesocietycv.com/
AddressPO Box 925, 103 Frater Landing, 926 7th Avenue, Invermere, BC

End of Life Visitor

Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley

Volunteers are caring, sensitive people who have successfully completed 18 hours of specialized training and an extensive screening process. You will learn how to listen without judgment and without giving advice. You will understand and respect the need for confidentiality and honour all religious and/or spiritual beliefs without imposing personal values.

  • Background Check Required
  • Invermere, BC
  • Starting Immediately
  • 1-3hrs / month
  • 6 Spots Available of 10
  • Suitable For: All Ages

Dates and Times

Based on availability

Required Qualifications

Once you have completed the application and passed the extensive screening process, you must complete 18 hours of specialized training; attend quarterly in-service training programs and provide an RCMP Vulnerable Persons Check

Position Responsibilities

Responsible for visiting with clients on a regular basis. Provide companionship, support, understanding and compassion to clients diagnosed with a terminal illness and their caretakers. As Volunteer Visitor you will be partnered with clients by the Executive Director (ED), and you will work closely with the ED and Mentor Visitors to ensure consistency and quality of service delivery

Volunteer Benefits

Training in this area provides support tools that can be applied outside your visitor role.