Organization Policies

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at St. John Hospice.


  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Successful completion of a Palliative Care Volunteer training program (we offer the training 1x year at Providence Health Care, if you do not have the certification already). **Next training will take place on the following dates: Evening of November 15 and 17 and two full days: November 19 and 20 of 2022. You must attend and complete all dates.
  • Last significant loss must be at least 1 year ago
  • Cleared Criminal Record Check
  • 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

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

  • I commit to volunteer a minimum of 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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Username must not end with space
Username must not have two or more spaces in a row

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