UPCOMING EVENTS

September 18th- October 23,
11:30 am-12:30 pm at the 55 Activity Centre
Coffee Get Together: Drop-in Grief Group: Open to anyone, this group offers an opportunity to listen and to share grief experiences. Find the time for yourself and be supported as you continue to make the many difficult adjustments to life following  the loss of a loved one. 

November 5th- December 10th
Courage to Grieve: A community based program for those experiencing loss through death, co-facilitated by two individuals.  Registration is required.  The six week structured bereavement sessions are held in a safe, non-judgmental group environment where you can meet others having similar experiences, thoughts and feelings.  

November 30th
Memory Tree: A community event to remember your loved ones

 

 

Click links above for more details

 

Wednesday
Feb182015

Strategic Plan Updates

In 2014 Squamish Hospice Society Board Members and Volunteers worked together to review and revise our strategic plan moving forward. This exercise is looking at where we are, the services we provide and what our goals are was very motivating and provided focus for our team. Please visit About Us to learn more about our revised Mission and to read our Statement of Values.

Wednesday
Feb112015

Become a Hospice Volunteer

Join our Team

We do not currently have a volunteer training scheduled. Please check back for future dates.

Our volunteer training program will give you the tools to give and receive the gift of compassion: a gift that can empower families in their everyday moments. Challenges of life limiting frailties and grief can be eased by the hand of a hospice volunteer. We welcome your talents and time to hospice.
 
To join our team start by downloading a volunteer application from our volunteer page. Fill it in and email it to hospice.seatosky@vch.ca . A criminal record check is required prior to working in the community. 

Training includes

Hospice Palliative Care - Intro and Program

Medical Night

Bereavement Training

Q&A Wrap Up

 

Please note there will be a $65 registration fee for all participants in the training program. Your registration fees will include: meals/refreshments while at the training, a training manual, orientation to hospice guide, your annual membership fee  ($15 & ensures volunteers are insured as part of the Society) and upon completion of the training you will receive an official VCH volunteer ID. Cheques can be made payable to the Squamish Hospice Society. Fees are due at your pre training interview.

Tuesday
Jan132015

Bereavement Walk begins Weds January 21st

Squamish Hospice Society invites you to join the

Fresh Air Bereavement Walk for those grieving the loss of a loved one.

NEW DAY: Wednesday Starting January 21st

Gathering Time: 9:45am

Walk begins at 10am – coffee time follows

Squamish Adventure Centre

 

Friday
Dec122014

Final Draw Winners!

What a week! Thank you to everyone who participated in this fun holiday game. Your support of this fundraiser helps ensure the Squamish Hospice Society is able to continue to support those with life limiting illnesses, their loved ones and the bereaved in our community.

Please continue to stay informed and aware of our programs and awesome fundraisers by considering becoming a member of the Squamish Hospice Society, subscribing to our newsletter or "Liking" us on Facebook. The more people who have knowledge of our programs the better able we are to support those who need them.

Ok now for the final winning team of the 2014 Holiday Wine Draw! Thank you so much Denise Rittberg of the Royal Bank for drawing today's winning team.

Congratulations to Chateau Quarante-Huit!! Your team is the final winning team for the holiday wine draw!

Thanks again everyone. From all of us at the Squamish Hospice Society we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Thursday
Dec112014

Day 4 and the winners are.......

Well another day another lucky team has won! So grateful to Janet Bride at Hollis Wealth for pulling today's winning team.

The lucky team to win today is.....TEAM POLISH IT OFF! at Garibaldi Dental Clinic!! Since this is my dentist's office I went in to congratulate them in person....so fun! Congrats to you all and THANK YOU  so much for supporting the Squamish Hospice Society programs through your participation.

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