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Become A Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Campbell River Hospice Society (CRHS) Volunteer.
Please take some time to review this page in full and consider all the information when
applying to volunteer with us. 

Volunteer Roles with Hospice


Direct Volunteer

A direct volunteer provides psychosocial support to those grieving or facing end-of-life.  



Indirect Volunteer

The indirect volunteer provides support to the operations of the Society to help Hospice continue to thrive.


Healing Therapy Volunteer

Healing Therapy Volunteers are certified in relaxation therapies such as Reiki, Massage Therapy and Reflexology.

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Thrift Store Volunteer

Interested in volunteering at our
Second to None thrift store? 

Email or call the 

Hospice Care Centre at 250-286-1121. 

Volunteer Training


All of our Direct and Practitioner Volunteers undergo extensive training hosted by our Lead Clinical Counsellor, Leslie Haynes-Hodgins. This training amounts to around 24 hours of in-person classes, 3 to 4 hours of self study work and 3 hours of Island Health online training for any volunteers who wish to visit their location


Volunteer Time Commitments

The time commitment of a 
Direct Volunteer is 2-4 hours per week with a minimum of a 1 year commitment.

The time commitment of an
Indirect Volunteer is based on the event/role requirements.

The time commitment of a
Healing Therapy Practitioner is 2-4 hours per week with a minimum of a 1 year commitment.

Not sure which Hospice Volunteer Role might be right for you? Take a quiz to learn more

*taking our quiz does not guarantee or negate your role with Hospice. Please contact our Volunteer and Event Coordinator for more details.

Things to consider before becoming a
Hospice Volunteer

"I feel fulfilled after every appointment with my clients."
-Practitioner Volunteer

"I am so honored to be invited into our client's lives. How special it is."
-Direct Volunteer

"I love volunteering; our clients are so special and appreciative of the care we provide." 
-Direct Volunteer

What our Volunteers Say About Donating
Their Time to CRHS...

FAQ New Voluteers
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