Volunteer Orientation

Coast Hospice provides in-depth training for all volunteers working with palliative and grieving clients

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Complete the 2016 Volunteer Application for Website and send to us at: info@coasthospice.com or Mail to: Box 902, Sechelt, BC  V0N 3A0

We will arrange to meet so we can explore how your interests fit with our Coast Hospice needs.

The Cost is $100 and includes a 2017-18 Coast Hospice membership ($15 value). If this poses a difficulty, please talk to us – we do not want those who wish to volunteer with Hospice to be deterred by finances.


Spring 2017 Volunteer Orientation Schedule

Sessions are at Hospice House, 4602 Simpkins Road in Davis Bay.

  • Friday, Apr. 28: 7pm-9pm – Welcome and Overview
  • Saturday, Apr. 29: 9am-4pm – Communication on Loss & Grief and Gentle Touch with Marlena Blavin
  • Sunday, Apr. 30: 9am-3pm – Appropriate Death, Bearing Witness and Loss Exercise
  • Tuesday, May 2: 6:00pm-9:00pm – Becoming & Being a Hospice Volunteer
  • Thursday, May 4: 6pm-9pm – Medical Care – NOTE this session takes place @ Shorncliffe – 5847 Medusa Str, Sechelt
  • Saturday, May 6: 9am-4pm – Psychosocial Care; PPS stages; Threshold Singers
  • Tuesday, May 9: 6pm-9pm – Spiritual Care; Funerals
  • Thursday, May 11: 6pm-9pm – Grief & Bereavement; Gentle Touch
  • Saturday, May 13: 9am-130pm – Putting it all together; Potluck Lunch

There are other ways you can support our work:

  • Gardening at the Hospice Garden @ Shorncliffe
  • Help with Special Events
  • Financial Donation to help us continue to provide excellence in compassionate care on the Sunshine Coast

For more information, please contact us at info@coasthospice.com | 604.740.475