Palliative Care Volunteer

(Halton. Social and Community Services, Burlington, Creek Way Village Long Term Care Home)

Position ID: V-HVC0733 Last Full Update: 05 Apr 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactJulie Schwieg, Life Enrichment Supervisor, Creek Way Village LTCH; Phone: 905 825-6000 ext 8655; Email:
Duties- Visit palliative care patients as directed. 
- As time allows, visit with non-palliative patients. 
- Offer activities such as: reading, playing games, walks outside, listening to music, writing  
cards/letters, make a cup of tea or coffee.
More Info
Benefits- To support patients with life-limiting illness, as well as their families. 
- To help provide an atmosphere where the patient is treated with respect and dignity. 
- To provide visitation services to non-palliative patients. 
- To support staff by sitting with restless patients.
ClientsResidents & Family Members of Creek Way Village
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit HoursNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestCounselling ; Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Friend / Penpal ; Health Care ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; - Good communication skills  
- Caring and compassion  
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.  
- Good initiative
Commitment LengthLong Term - more than 6 months
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesFlexible to meet needs of both the volunteer and residents.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationCreek Way Village LTCH, 5200 Corporate Dr, Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 6 individual(s) 
6 individual(s) needed in total. 
1 Palliative Care Volunteer Lead position 
5 Palliative Care Volunteer positions
TrainingOrientation ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training information as needed.
TransportationNear public transit
CostCost of Police Clearence 
Cost of 2 Step TB test.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsNew Volunteers should not have had a member of the family or close friend die within the last twelve months. 
Police Clearence 
2 Step TB test. 
2 Written Character References 
Proof of 2 covid vaccinations
Agency Details
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Organization NameHalton. Social and Community Services, Burlington, Creek Way Village Long Term Care Home
Office PhoneMon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone1-866-442-5866
Address & Map
5200 Corporate Dr
Burlington, ON L7L 7G7
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