January 2023: Thank you for your interest in volunteering at St. John Hospice. At this time we are not accepting new volunteers. Please check back in June for more updates.
 
 

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Successful completion of a Palliative Care Volunteer training program. We offer our current volunteers the opportunity to take the training 1x year (if you do no have the certification already). 
  • Must have completed 4 months of volunteering at one of our Providence health Care sites
  • Last significant loss must be at least 1 year ago
  • An interest to commit substantially to the care of the dying and supporting families that are grieving imminent loss of a loved one or at crisis
  • Experience visiting with patients or family in a hospital setting.
  • Non-judgmental attitude
  • Mature, friendly, stable and dependable
  • Good listening and communication skills and being comfortable with silence
  • Understanding and adherence to the principles of confidentiality.
  • Experience with grief and/or significant loss
  • Cleared Criminal Record Check
 

In applying to be a Providence Health Care Volunteer, I confirm that:

  • I commit to volunteer a minimum of 6 months to 1 year.
  • I consent to a criminal record check (Providence Health Care will provide any web links/forms required)
  • I am aware that volunteers are required to get an annual flu shot or wear a mask during flu season (December to April). 
  • I am vaccinated with the COVID19 vaccine and will follow all the protocols in place onsite.
  • I consent to my references being contacted.
  • I hereby certify that the information contained in this application is true to the best of my knowledge.
  • I understand that completing this application process does not guarantee my acceptance as a volunteer.
 
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