Volunteer Opportunities

Children’s Program & Camp Chrysalis

Volunteer Application

If you are interested in becoming a part of our Camp Chrysalis Team or a regular Children’s Program Volunteer please contact Denise Station at 604-530-1115.

Camp Chrysalis Camp Leaders:

Think back to your days of being in summer camp – this time YOU get to be the amazing Camp Leader! Camp Chrysalis is a 4-day camp held annually in August. Facilitate a safe environment where children can explore grief and play recreational activities. You will be responsible for the supervision of children 8 – 13 yrs old.

Recreational Activities Volunteer:

Help out with any Children’s Program special events, from potlucks to day camps.

Child & Youth Support Group Facilitator:

Facilitate a safe environment where children and youth can explore grief. Facilitate recreational activities and discussions around loss in a small group setting.

School Classroom Presenter:

Make a difference during school hours – meet with children in classrooms to help unravel some of the mystery surrounding death and loss for the students.


Friends of Hospice

Volunteer Application

If you are interested in becoming a part of our Friends of Hospice team please contact Denise Station at 604-530-1115.

Supportive Program Centre Receptionist:

Are you looking for a role that allows you to talk on the phone, greet clients and support our Hospice Staff? We are looking for people for both regular weekly 3.5 hour shifts and casual on-call shifts. Computer skills are an asset but are not mandatory.

Second Story Treasures Thrift Store:

If you enjoy treasure hunting, meeting new people and tinkering with kitchen gadgets this may be the place for you. We are always looking for team players to pick up a weekly shift at our little boutique in Walnut Grove.

Public Relations:

Booths, fairs and displays. Help us increase awareness of Hospice in the community by helping out at our booth during community events and our annual Celebrate-a-Life Event.

Caring Hands Quilting Group:

Are you one of those talented people that can turn small pieces of fabric into masterpieces? Join our monthly quilting group and help make quilts for children who are going through the grieving process.


Hospice Client Volunteer Services

Client Volunteers are required to complete our Hospice Basic Training Program. This 10-week, 30-hours long training program is designed to provide the basic skills and knowledge you need to give compassionate and caring support to dying and/or bereaved people and their families. Training occurs twice a year.

If you are interested in becoming a Hospice Client Volunteer or would like more information or to register for Hospice Basic Training, please contact Fernande Ouellette at 604-530-1115.

Hospice Residence Visiting Team:

A team of hospice volunteers who listen, offer emotional support and companionship to the dying and their families at the Langley Hospice Residence.

Palliative Support:

Volunteers offer and provide companionship and emotional support to a dying person and his or her family in their homes, residential care and hospitals. Volunteers may also provide other supports such as vigils and respite care.

Bereavement Support:

Volunteers will have the opportunity to offer and provide emotional support, as a group facilitator or in a one-on-one setting, to individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one.


SECOND STORY TREASURES THRIFT STORE

Store hours:

Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Donations of gently used clothing and household items may be dropped off:

Monday, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Second Story Treasures Holiday Schedule

The Thrift Store will be closed for the holidays and seasonal maintenance from Wednesday, December 23 through Monday, January 5, reopening at 10:00 on Tuesday, January 6. We will be open to accept donations only on Thursday, December 24 from 9am —3pm, and from 11am – 3pm on Saturday, December 27, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 29, 30 and 31 and Friday and Saturday, January 2 and 3. Click for more information

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