Volunteering

Volunteering
Our organization would not exist without the thousands of hours our dedicated team of volunteers contributes to Hospice each year. They freely share their time and many skills and talents to keep our programs operating and each year, serve a greater number of Colchester and East Hants families.
There are many different roles volunteers can have in our organization.

•   Client & Family Support (Hospital and Community Visitors)
•   Grief Support (Angels Tree Remembered, Support Group Facilitators)
•   Awareness and Education activities (HUGS for Hospice, Annual Conference)
•   Fundraising activities (You’ll Die Laughing, Hike for Hospice, Death Expo)
•   Board of Directors & Committee Work

We are looking to expand our volunteer roles to include regularly scheduled time to support office tasks and community-based client & family support.

Training & Education
Each potential volunteer is interviewed and screened to ensure our organization can meet their expectations in volunteering and to preserve client safety . Once an application is accepted, every volunteer receives orientation and training at the level appropriate for their volunteer roles. Volunteers who think they may like to provide client support complete 25-30 hours of training. For volunteers who choose to be involved in other ways, less training time is required.

Resources – Volunteer Application Package

•   Cover Letter
•   Volunteer Application Form
•   The Role of the Volunteer
•   Questions to Ask Yourself
•   Dying Person’s Bill of Rights

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What’s on *your* bucket list? Get your tickets NOW for our Bucket List Lotto! • Just $50 each for a chance to win $1,000 every two weeks for a whole year (starting in July).• Only 1,000 tickets available, so get in while you can. 💛It is amazing what our community can do when we come together. Thanks to Elsa at Calling Corners New Age Boutique for helping us spread the word! We are so grateful for all of our community support, including the HUG healing stones that Calling Corners has created for us.To purchase your Bucket List Lotto ticket:• Email info@cehhospice.org, or• Phone (902) 893-3265#hospice #bucketlist ... See MoreSee Less
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Don’t forget: We have partnered with the Colchester Community Workshops for this exciting fundraiser (see details below). You have from now until May 21, 2021 to purchase your ticket and benefit these two worthy causes!Someone will WIN a gently used King Puffy adjustable bed and Puffy lux mattress with the purchase of a raffle ticket.Tickets are just $5 each or 3 for $10 and can be purchased at the Colchester Community Workshops New To You store (Arthur Street, Truro) or by calling the Hospice office at 902.893.3265. ... See MoreSee Less
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What’s on *your* bucket list? Get your tickets NOW for our Bucket List Lotto! Just $50 each for a chance to win $1,000 every two weeks for a whole year (starting in July). 💛Thanks to Dawn at Dropwise Aromatherapy for helping us spread the word! We are so grateful for all of our community connections, including the grief essential oil blend that Dawn has provided for our HUG product line.• Only 1,000 tickets available, so get in while you can. • Email info@cehhospice.org, or• Phone (902) 893-3265#hospice #bucketlist ... See MoreSee Less
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This week's Bucket List Lotto winner is Kathy Guinan!CONGRATULATIONS!Stay tuned for our next winner on April 7th!What's on your Bucket List? ... See MoreSee Less
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Colchester East Hants Hospice Society
Our Bucket List Lotto is back! 💛Presale of our bucket list lotto tickets for 2021-2022 has started. Thanks to our friend, Sylvia, for helping us spread the word!Just $50 each for a chance to win $1,000 every two weeks for a whole year (starting in July)! Only 1,000 tickets available, so get in while you can. Email info@cehhospice.org to make your purchase or phone us at (902) 893-3265.What’s on *your* bucket list? ... See MoreSee Less
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Presale of our bucket list lotto tickets for 2021-2022 has started! 💛

Just $50 each for a chance to win $1,000 every two weeks for a whole year (starting in July)!

Only 1,000 tickets available, so get in while you can: info@cehhospice.org (902) 893-3265.

#bucketlist

Today is @GivingTuesdayCa and we ask that you consider #Hospice and our “In Memory” and “In Honour” cards. Phone us at 902-893-3265 to make a donation in memory or in honour of one of your loved ones. All in support of our grief programs and services.

#hospice #givingtuesdayca

Join us as we chat with #TruroFamous Stacey Harrison, Executive Director of the Colchester East Hants Hospice Society.

Thursday, August 20
3:00 pm ADT
Facebook LIVE
@cehhospice

Get your reminder here: https://www.facebook.com/LocalLoveTruro/videos/615368549401725/

"With no government funding, the hospice society relies heavily on fundraisers and donations... Harrison says this change has already allowed the team to put their focus back on developing programs and services."

https://hubnow.ca/colchester-east-hants-hospice-society-changes-bucket-list-fundraiser-due-to-pandemic-need-for-support-services/?fbclid=IwAR0fWiMoWyHDVdSoCiEipre27fv2s89GAa5l_dKvs35Z0IzzqfQ1HyG1zzg

As we head into the weekend, don’t forget to visit our website for access to our grief and bereavement resources.

Included, you'll find information on:

• Coping with Grief for Adults
• Coping with Grief for Kids
• Rituals from Home
• And more...

https://cehhospice.org/grief-bereavement/

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