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Becoming a Volunteer

Hospice volunteers have the privilege and opportunity to be companions with people who are journeying towards the final stages of their life. Their presence provides support and comfort to the person who is approaching death and to their family by listening, encouraging, reading, providing respite time for tired caregivers, helping people grieve, or simply being a compassionate presence. The Greater Trail Hospice Society provides a 20 hour training workshop over two weekends each Fall (see the Calendar for dates). This education includes theory about what to expect as a person’s illness progresses, symptom management, the dying process, grief, spirituality, volunteer roles and responsibilities, practice with communication skills, and more! Volunteers can provide other valuable services such as assisting with events or educational activities, assisting with fund-raising, and providing community education about hospice services. Call the Hospice Coordinator for more information 250-364-6204. See the link below for the Volunteer Application.
The Greater Trail Hospice Society
Vollunteer Application Form Vollunteer Application Form
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The Greater Trail Hospice Society

Becoming a Volunteer

Hospice volunteers have the privilege and opportunity to be companions with people who are journeying towards the final stages of their life. Their presence provides support and comfort to the person who is approaching death and to their family by listening, encouraging, reading, providing respite time for tired caregivers, helping people grieve, or simply being a compassionate presence. The Greater Trail Hospice Society provides a 20 hour training workshop over two weekends each Fall (see the Calendar for dates). This education includes theory about what to expect as a person’s illness progresses, symptom management, the dying process, grief, spirituality, volunteer roles and responsibilities, practice with communication skills, and more! Volunteers can provide other valuable services such as assisting with events or educational activities, assisting with fund-raising, and providing community education about hospice services. Call the Hospice Coordinator for more information 250-364-6204. See the link below for the Volunteer Application.
Vollunteer Application Form Vollunteer Application Form