Prairie Hospice Client Service Volunteer

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Date Posted March 24, 2022
Expiry Date of Posting Ongoing
Organization Name Prairie Hospice Society Inc.
Contact Name Muriel Dickson
Mailing Address 716 Queen St.
City Saskatoon
Postal Code S7K 0M9
Phone Number 306-249-5554
Fax Number
Email Address
Web Site
Position Title Prairie Hospice Client Service Volunteer
Job Description

Prairie Hospice provides a free, non-medical model of care to palliative clients. Volunteers offer companionship to clients and do a variety of activities to assist them or to offer respite care for caregivers. The goal is to help people live more fully and stay in their homes longer.

Prairie Hospice Society is a charitable organization striving to meet the huge need for hospice care in Saskatoon. Volunteers are trained to provide compassionate client and family-centered care for those facing advanced illness, death and bereavement. The support is provided in the client’s home, providing free “hospice without walls” service to those clients who wish to remain at home as long as possible. Volunteers receive comprehensive training before being matched with a client.
Applicants must attend all sessions. Application form: available at, or call 306-249-5554, or

Skills Required Excellent listening, interpersonal and communication skills • Good English communication skills • Understanding of and commitment to team work • Independence, self-reliance, reliability and honesty • Empathy and the ability to suspend judgment • Ability to remain calm in an emergency • Respect for cultural and racial diversity • Respect for the confidentiality of all information.
Benefits to Volunteer Comprehensive Volunteer training program, ongoing training, individual support and supervision, volunteer support meetings and ongoing in-service learning opportunities. Flexible schedule of approximately 4 hours per week worked out with the client you are serving.
Days/Times Flexible
Suitable For Adults (18 and over)
Work With Children
Youths (ages 8-12)
Teens (ages 13-17)
Adults (18 and over)
People with physical challenges
People with mental challenges
Position Duration Ongoing (more than 3 months)
Specific Dates
Application Deadline Ongoing
Application Procedure Phone

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