Hospice Care Ottawa (HCO) is a community-based charitable organization whose mission is to accompany and support individuals, and their families, through their end of life journey by providing compassionate, high quality care. Hospice programs include day hospice, home support, family support, and residential hospice services. Hospice Care Ottawa delivers these services at three sites: May Court Hospice, La Maison de l’Est, and Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice. HCO proudly recognizes and welcomes the diversity of our community and strive to be inclusive for all. HCO is looking for people to work in a supportive integrated environment who are committed to supporting the highest quality palliative care.
Hospice Care Ottawa relies on and values the contribution of over 700 volunteers who contribute to every aspect of our programs. Within the Volunteer Services team, the Coordinator of Volunteer Services is responsible for the recruitment, screening, orientation, training, management, appreciation, coaching and support of volunteers who provide HCO services. These services include care and support within the residences and at home for people with life-limiting illnesses and their caregivers. Our volunteers also provide administrative, reception fundraising, events and community and media relations support as well care and maintenance of the hospice property and gardens.
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Location of Work: May Court Hospice, 114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa
Position: Permanent Full-time; 37.5 hours per week
Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this role. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. Accommodation is available during all aspects of the recruitment process. Should you require accommodation, please make your request when contacted.
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