Become a Volunteer
The Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley depends 100% on dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers. Our volunteers are an active a group of compassionate, caring and dedicated people.
Our volunteers come to us with a multitude of talents, life experience and a strong desire to support individuals that are at the end of life and those that are left behind. Whether volunteers give a few hours or are life-long committed, the experience the Hospice offers them is like no other.
If you would like to learn more about the different opportunities and how to become a member of this dynamic team, please click below.
|End of Life and Bereavement Visitors||
NOTE: End of Life and Bereavement Visitors must successfully complete an extensive screening and training process. An RCMP Vulnerable Persons Check is required.
|Blanket Butterfly||Crochet or knit shawls or blankets for visitors to give to their clients.|
|Member of the Board of Directors||The Board of Directors is a governance and working board that meets every month except August. The directors are the fiduciaries who steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as by making sure the organization has adequate resources to advance its mission. Board Committees (see below) are established to support the work of the board. Each committee is chaired by a board member. For more information please click here.|
|Member of a Board Committee||You do not have to be a member of the board of directors to serve on a board committee. A board member acts as chair of each of the following committees:
|Occasional Opportunities||Throughout the year opportunities exist to assist at events such as annual flu clinics, Valley Appreciation Day and public awareness events hosted by the Hospice Society. Depending on the event, volunteers may help with setting up, welcoming participants, taking registration, selling memberships. Volunteers also distribute event posters throughout the Valley, assemble binders used for training, and are contacted to assist in other ways as needs arise.|