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.


Board Members Serve on the Board as a Director. 
Event Coordinator Responsible to coordinate all elements of a particular event (Butterfly Gala, Butterfly Summer Event, Butterfly Barn Dance, Butterfly Light-Up)
Event Committee Member Responsible to head up one of the areas (ie food, beverage, entertainment, silent auction, marketing, tickets, decoration…)
Event Volunteer Responsible to do a specific job on the day of the event usually assigned in shifts by the coordinator (ie assist with registration, ticket taking, set-up, clean-up, auction…)
Volunteer Visitors Responsible for visiting with clients on a regular basis. Provide companionship, support, understanding and compassion to clients.
Bereavement Training Responsible to visit with those who have lost loved ones.
Office Assistant Assist with data entry (computer expertise is a great asset)
Serving on the Board The Hospice Society is established as a Working Board. You do not need to be a member of the Board to serve on one of the committees.  The Board welcomes your interest and your contribution, the committees are as follows:
Business Planning Committee Responsible for developing the Business Plan and the Business Case for the Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley
Education Committee Responsible for developing and reviewing the curriculum for our programs.
Events Committee Events Committee Responsible for planning, organizing and executing the 4 annual events Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley.  There is a planning committee for each of the following events:

  • Butterfly Gala
  • Hike and Walk for Hospice
  • Butterfly Barn Dance
  • Tree of Lights
Finance Committee Responsible to and for the budget and all budget recommendations to the board.
Fundraising Committee Responsible for the annual Thank-A-Thon in January and the annual Ask-A-Thon that contributes the Hospice Society’s financial needs.
Sponsorship committee  Responsible for creating and maintaining key partnerships

You can make a difference

There are many ways you can help