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:
|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|