Volunteers needed at Dundas County Hospice

Opportunity Details

Responsibilities:

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer?
You may volunteer in many ways.
Client visiting or support for Caregiver relief
Grief, bereavement, and caregiver support
Day program client support and/or cook
Board of Directors -meet monthly (except in July and August), assist with fundraising activities, policy, human resources etc. make decisions regarding the organization. Fundraising help for special events
Fundraising – volunteers are needed to solicit donations from businesses for  various events.
Office volunteering – volunteers are needed to help with writing tax receipts, and other office duties.
Special Event Days – join us for the day of any of our special events to help deliver an enjoyable, fun day for community members and to raise money for Hospice services.
Gardening and landscaping
Equipment delivery
Visiting Volunteers are vital to our organizations but so are volunteers that perform other activities to support Hospice. Sitting at a client’s bedside is not for everyone. There are many other ways to help. Other potential volunteer roles: photography, videography, Massage Therapist RMT, music performers or therapist, reflexologist, Reiki. We are always looking for new and creative ideas for volunteering if you have a special skill or idea not listed please let us know, we are always open to new suggestions.

Skills:

Volunteers are required to take the 30 hour Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) online 30 hour course (no cost)

Dundas County Hospice offers support, educational opportunities, and mentoring.

Qualifications:

Volunteers are required to take the 30 hour Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) online 30 hour course (no cost)

Cooks require Food Handlers course