Fall Hospice Volunteer Training

by Hospice Society of Camrose and District

  • Friday, 19 October 2018 from 6:00 PM to Sunday, 21 October 2018 4:00 PM (MDT)
  • 201, Mount Pleasant Drive , CAMROSE, AB

Ticket Information

Ticket sales for this event are now closed.


Our exceptional volunteer training program has, first and foremost, the intention of preparing you for service as care-volunteers for palliative and grieving individuals and their families.  With Hospice You make a difference. We also welcome your gifts in many other areas of service.

Every year the Hospice Society of Camrose & District offers a training program that is open to the public. All are welcome to participate, whether you choose to become a volunteer or not. However, first spots are reserved for those intending to complete volunteer registration.

Those choosing to become registered volunteers will be interviewed, asked to supply references, and undertake a criminal record check.


Training occurs on over the course of one weekend, with the addition of several evening modules throughout the year.

Weekend Schedule:

Friday evenings are 6 – 9:00 pm

Saturdays & Sundays are 8:30am – 4:00 pm

CURRENT DATES:October 19-21, 2018

Training Program Outline: 

  • Introduction to Palliative/end-of-life Support, and the Value of Silence
  • Effective Communications
  • Family Dynamics
  • Emotional & Spiritual Support: A vision for holistic care 
  • Companioning the Bereaved
  • Physical Care of the Dying
  • Grief & Bereavement
  • Self Care: Grace and compassion for self and others

Those who wish to become volunteer caregivers must complete all training sessions.Cost is $35; course is limited to 20 people.

Location: Camrose Fire Hall Community Room

Fire Hall, 201 Mount Pleasant Drive

Attendees View All (16)

Marcella Ball


Jackie Brace


Isleta Ricketts

Cathie Domes

Lucy Arnfinson




Wayne Blair


Goal Progress



Days to Buy


201, Mount Pleasant Drive

19 October 2018
Friday, 19 October 2018 6:00 PM (MDT)


Questions about this event?

Hospice Society of Camrose and District
BOX 1891

About This Charity

Hospice Society of Camrose and District has been a registered charity since 2011. Trained volunteers provide palliative and grief supports to individuals experiencing a life-limiting illness, support for their families, and support for those bereaved. Services are offered in-home, hospital, long-term care facilities, and through programs in the community. HSCD serves Camrose and the surrounding rural communities.