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Director of Operations – Job Opening

Director of Operations – Job Summary


Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Operations plays a critical role in leading the day-to-day effectiveness of Kamloops Hospice in accordance with our vision, mission, and values to enhance the quality of life of person and their families facing death through skills and compassionate care.

The role is responsible for overseeing operational functions including finance, reception, purchasing, infrastructure and maintenance, IT, health and safety, risk management, licensing, organizational agreements, contract management, social enterprise and other revenue related programs/initiatives.    The goal of this position is to ensure Kamloops Hospice achieves optimum productivity and effectiveness in business operations.

The Director of Operations has a strong business management and leadership background and knows how to resolve problems quickly and effectively.  This position is responsible for managing many support programs and services, as well as developing the organizational and program budgets in collaboration with the Executive Director.

As a member of the management team, this role will contribute to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies, and practices.

 

Qualifications


A degree in Business Administration or Accounting which includes a minimum of 5 years’ experience in organizational management and leadership of people.   An equivalent of experience, skills and experience may be considered.

For a more detailed Job Description with Skills & Abilities and Key Responsibilities visit Indeed

 

 

Kamloops Hospice sends messages of love

Kamloops Hospice sends messages of love

Daybreak Kamloops

Celebrate a Life Campaign Underway at Northills Mall

Celebrate a Life Campaign underway at Northills Mall

By Jill Sperling

December 5, 2018  4:20pm

The Kamloops Hospice Association is encouraging people to honour the memory of their loved ones this holiday season through the Celebrate a Life Campaign.

“Celebrate a Life is about remembering,” said Executive Director Wendy Marlow. “It started 28 years ago with this beautiful memory tree. It’s really a chance for people to come and write a memory card and celebrate the life that their loved one lived. You can turn a light from white to red, it just signifies that memory for the loved one.”

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Ground Broken on Hospice Expansion

Ground broken on hospice expansion

Michael Potestio / Kamloops This Week

AUGUST 14, 2018 04:19 PM

The sod has been turned on the $1-million expansion of the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home in Sahali.

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Kamloops Family Proud New Owners of Cooper Family Foundation “Wings Above Kamloops” House

Kamloops family proud new owners of Cooper Family Foundation “Wings Above Kamloops” house

By Adam Donnelly

July 21, 2018 – 3:37pm Updated: July 23, 2018 – 1:34pm

KAMLOOPS — It was an exciting moment for many of the people gathered at 2676 Bentall Place on Saturday afternoon.

For some, the anticipation came from finding out who submitted the winning bid on the Cooper Family Foundation “Wings Above Kamloops” house. For others, they awaited the final fundraising numbers from the unique auction process, all of which will go to building the new expansion at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice Home.

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A unique Toor of the Wings Above Kamloops Home

A unique Toor of the Wings Above Kamloops home

Sean Brady / Kamloops This Week

JULY 23, 2018 10:40 AM

RJ and Ninder Toor are the proud owners of the brand new house in Aberdeen, with the fundraiser benefiting expansion of the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home.

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An Evening to Remember 2018—Enchanted Garden

IT WAS TRULY AN EVENING TO REMEMBER! We exceeded our goal and have raised $135,000 towards equipping our building expansion which will focus on Community Services!

THANK YOU to our guests, staff, committee members and volunteers, silent and live auction contributors, supporters, donor tables and sponsors who all contributed to wonderful evening at our 2018 Enchanted Garden Gala, Celebrating the Magic of Compassionate Care! Thank you to Kapture Photography for your amazing pictures.

 

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We’re Hiring a Casual Registered Nurse!

We're hiring

Kamloops Hospice — Registered Nurse (Casual) Needed

Credentials & Experience:

  • Current Registered Nurse with a minimum of 2 years nursing experience.
  • Recent experience in a hospice or similar palliative care environment is an asset.

Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to provide client-centered care
  • Ability to communicate and interact with patients and families effectively and empathetically
  • Reasonable level of computer skills (Windows, MS Office, Internet and email)
  • Ability to work independently during evening/overnight shifts

For a more detailed Job Description or to apply, send resume to Wendy Marlow.

 

Flutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comSave
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CFJC Article – An Evening to Remember, Raising Money for Kamloops Hospice

By Tanya Cronin

May 3, 2018 – 4:15pmUpdated: May 3, 2018 – 5:21pm

Friday is the 20th annual gala, An Evening to Remember – The Enchanted Garden, will celebrate the magic of compassionate care. The event will feature silent and live auctions, and money raised will go directly towards the expansion of the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Facility.

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Hospice House: Volunteers, staff make hospice a home

Hospice House: Volunteers, staff make hospice a home

Jessica Wallace / Kamloops This Week

APRIL 27, 2018 10:44 AM

Hospice association employs about 40 full-time staffers and receives help from approximately 120 volunteers

Events

Kamloops Home Hardware 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Plan to join us for a fun day on the Course at Big Horn Golf & Country Club!

All in support of Kamloops Hospice Association and Kamloops & District BC SPCA.

Thursday September 12th … 11am start and BBQ to follow!

Stay tuned for details!

NextGen Charity Golf Tournament

Join NextGen Electrical Services at their Charity Golf Tournament in Support of Hospice!

Date:  Friday May 31, 2019

Tee Off:  11:00 am

Fees:  $125

Includes Golf Cart, green fees and banquet dinner

Silent Auction and Door Prizes!

HospiceHouseCharityGolfTournament2019 flyer

Golfer Registration Form

Sponsorship form

 

Evening to Remember 2019

SPRINGTIME – AN EVENING IN BLOOM
We are hosting our 21st Annual Evening to Remember
Friday May 10th at the Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre.
5:30 pm ~ Champagne Reception with Live Music
7:00 pm ~ Dinner prepared by Chef Romeo ~ Table Wine sponsored by St. Hubertus Winery & Signature Signs and Printing
Dancing to music by Common Sound
Live Auction, Silent Auction, Fundraising activities

Tickets ~ $100 each or round up your friends to purchase a table of 10!

Click here to purchase tickets online or contact us at 250-372-1336!

Join us and enjoy celebrating the signs of spring with friends!

Beyond Brass

Swing into Spring with Kamloops’ one and only Big Band… BEYOND BRASS

Saturday April 6th at Kamloops United Church

Doors Open ~ 7:00 pm

Music Starts ~ 7:30 pm

By donation at the door

Link to the event page on Facebook to stay up to date!

 

Good Mourning Coffee Club for Men

GOOD MOURNING COFFEE CLUB

For men who have experienced the death of their spouse/partner.

A comfortable setting in which to explore your grief.

Date:  Wednesdays ~ March 20 – April 24

Time:  9:00 am – 10:30 am

Location:  Kamloops Hospice Association NEW Community Resource Centre

(72 Whiteshield Crescent S)

ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Contact Marina by email or at 250-372-1336