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Employment Opportunities

We are always interested in receiving resumes from individuals with the appropriate skills. These positions include Registered Nurses, Care Aides, Administration Personnel, and Retail Clerks. Please contact BERNADETTE GOUDREAU at (250) 563‑2551 or by e-mail for more information, or stop by 1506 Ferry Avenue, Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm. We thank all those who apply; however, only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Current job opportunities with the Prince George Hospice Society are listed below!

  Special Events Support

Are you looking to put your compassion, values, and skills to work for a great cause? Do you have experience in the planning and execution of special events? If so, consider joining our team!

The Prince George Hospice Society is currently seeking an individual for SPECIAL EVENTS SUPPORT. This is a FULL-TIME term position, starting May 21st, 2018 and continuing to September 3rd, 2018.

The Special Events Support person provides planning, management, promotion and marketing support for a variety of Hospice fundraising events including our annual Dream Home Lottery and the associated 50/50 Lottery.

 

Click to ViewPlease view the Job Description by clicking the PDF icon for information about the position's required qualifications, responsibilities and typical duties. Applications can be submitted by e-mail or dropped off to 1506 Ferry Avenue, Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm. Application deadline is May 11th, 2018.

Registered Nurse (Rotary Hospice House)

The Prince George Hospice Society is seeking a REGISTERED NURSE for Rotary Hospice House. This is a CASUAL position.

The Registered Nurse reports to the Nurse Lead and is supervised by Executive Director and is guided by the Visions and Values of the Prince George Hospice Society. The Registered Nurse plans, implements and evaluates nursing care required to assist patients in meeting their physical, social and psychological needs in accordance with Rotary Hospice House policies and procedures and in alignment with NHA Palliative Care Guidelines.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a recognized nursing program
  • Current practicing membership with CRNBC
  • Minimum one (1) palliative care/hospice experience
  • Current CPR (Basic Life Support) certification

 

Applications can be submitted by e-mail or dropped off to 1506 Ferry Avenue, Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm.

Care Aide (Rotary Hospice House)

The Prince George Hospice Society is seeking a CARE AIDE for Rotary Hospice House. This is a CASUAL position.

The Care Aide reports to the Nurse Lead and is supervised by Executive Director and is guided by the Visions and Values of the Prince George Hospice Society. The Care Aide plans, implements and evaluates nursing care required to assist patients in meeting their physical, social and psychological needs in accordance with Rotary Hospice House policies and procedures and in alignment with NHA Palliative Care Guidelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Follows established care plans and provides personal care for facility residents
  • Bathes, grooms, dresses, assists with meals and oral hygiene and performs care duties as applicable
  • Responds to call bells/alarms
  • Observes and monitors clients' progress, symptoms and behavioural changes and reports significant observations
  • Utilizes mechanical aids such as specialty beds and wheelchairs to transport clients and provides assistance with lifting and/or transferring of clients following established lifting/safety techniques

Qualifications:

  • Completion of Grade 10 and graduation from a recognized Resident Care Aide program
  • Current registration with the BC Care Registry is required
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Food Safe Certification

 

Applications can be submitted by e-mail or dropped off to 1506 Ferry Avenue, Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

The many volunteer opportunities available through the Hospice Society are divided into two categories. Direct volunteers work directly with people accessing our services and therefore must complete in-depth training. They are asked for a commitment of 50 hours during the year and must be 19 years of age. They must complete an interview, background check, and provide two references. Indirect volunteers complete assignments and tasks that support the Society as a whole, with training done on the job. Many of our volunteer positions are flexible to fit the volunteer's schedule.

Direct Opportunities include:
  • One-to-one grief support
  • Facilitating grief support groups
  • Rotary Hospice House support
  • Palliative support for families in the community
Indirect Opportunities include:
  • Antique Shows
  • Baking
  • Hospice Resale Shop
  • Heavy lifting and hauling
  • Mail outs
  • Phone outs
  • Plant care
  • Recycling
  • Selling raffle/event tickets
  • Sewing

To be considered for a Volunteer position, please send us an e-mail with your name, phone number and a brief message about how you heard about Hospice and why you'd like to volunteer.

 

2016–2017 Prince George Hospice Society Board of Directors

Michele Santos, President

Steven Findlay, 1st Vice President

Angus Watson, 2nd Vice President

Sarah White, Treasurer

Birgit LeBlanc, Secretary

Sue McAllister, Director

Shannon Freeman, Director

Sobhnik Manhas, Director

Julie McLachlan, Director

Brad Douglas, Director

Charlie Scott, Director