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3099 - Hospice Volunteer > Recruiting NOW!
Position Address:
430 Winston Churchill Boulevard, Oakville, ON, Canada


Ian Anderson House is Ontario's first in-resident hospice, providing without charge, quality end of life care to indivduals in our community with a terminal illness. We are situated in a home like setting and we strive to provide an environment that is the next best thing to home. We care for our residents and offer support to their families and loved ones through a very difficult time.


Volunteer at Ian Anderson House to support our staff so that staff can focus on bedside care. Volunteers do tasks such as answer the phone and door, take messages, transfer calls, greet visitors and escort visitors down to the rooms. Volunteers also help out in the kitchen by keeping it tidy, making light meals for residents, plus spending time chatting with, and offering a supportive, listening ear to families going through a difficutl time.

Ian Anderson House is engaged in ongoing recruitment! Please click the yellow box 'Apply Now! (above) to be linked to the volunteer application process.


Excellent opportunity to learn and gain experience in a healthcare environment + Add a quality volunteering opportunity to your resume, while 'networking' within your community + You will enjoy ongoing support from staff in a high-profile, highly regarded community service organization


  • Minimum Age - 20
  • Ian Anderson House requests a commitment to volunteer for at least 6 MONTHS, preferably longer (see TIME COMMITMENT, below)
  • Solid English communication skills (fluency in additional languages is welcome)
  • You're passionate about supporting seniors and compassionate and empathetic towards those who are in palliative care
  • Available for mandatory TRAINING (see below)
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check & Proof of Vaccination required
  • 2 References, as part of the SCREENING process

SCREENING of applicants will be virtual (Tel/Email/Online interview), unless otherwise advised

Min Age: 20   
Police Check: Required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Required

Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment
Shifts are available Anytime

FLEXIBLE, one SHIFT per week (or two), each shift is usually 3 HOURS long.


ORIENTATION with Volunteer Coordinator and TRAINING, ongoing support while you are in your volunteering 'role'.

More Details
Areas of Interest: Office Administration, Customer Service, Healthcare, Senior Support
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible Parking, Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals, Older Adults

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