Volunteer Programs

Yee Hong Hospice Volunteer Program

How can you Volunteer at the Hospice

Volunteering in a Hospice is one of the most fulfilling things you would ever do in your life!

  • Reception
  • Kitchen(coffee and snacks)
  • Residential – Companionship
  • Administrative – events, newsletter, fundraising
  • Complementary Therapy – Reiki, hand massage etc.
  • Gardening/indoor plants and flowers
  • Sewing/knitting
  • Tele-check

Volunteer Application Process

  • Information Session
  • Application Form
  • Personal Interview
  • Personal References
  • Police Reference Check
  • Health Review
  • Training
  • No cost to the Volunteer

Benefits to you as a Volunteer

  • Be part of the “end of life journey” of our residents
  • Cultivate compassion, caring and communication
  • learn new skills
  • Obtain a better understanding of life, death and bereavement
  • Rewarding experience

Yee Hong Hospice Volunteer Application Form

 


Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities (SCHC) Hospice Home Visiting

Name of program: Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities (SCHC) Hospice Home Visiting

Contact Information

  • Location: The Hub – Mid Scarborough 2660 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto, ON M1K 2S3
    Contact: Chrystalla Chew (Palliative Care Coordinator)
    Tel: (416) 642-9445 ext. 4419
    Email: cchew@schcontario.ca

Services provided

  • Companionship (games, arts & crafts, other activities), active listening
  • Caregiver respite/support
  • Errand running, light meal prep
  • Accompaniment for outings (e.g. to the mall, park, etc.)
  • Complementary therapies (i.e. Reiki, Therapeutic Touch)