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Expanding Programs for Kamloops Hospice

Allison Perry and Wayne Porterfield join Cheryl on Midday to discuss more expansive programming at the Kamloops Hospice.

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Springtime ~ An Evening in Bloom Gala 2019

Thank you Hospice Supporters!  “Springtime, An Evening in Bloom” Gala was a success! Thank you to all of our Sponsors, Donor Tables, Silent and Live Auction Contributors, Guests, Supporters, volunteers, staff and our outstanding planning committee! We are pleased to announce that we have raised $165,000 for Kamloops Hospice. Thanks to our generous, amazing community for making this our most successful Evening to Remember!  Click on the link below to see more wonderful pictures from Murray Mitchell Photography!

New Palliative Care Resources come with Kamloops Hospice expansion

KAMLOOPS — What was once just a dream has now become reality.

Following a generous donation from the Cooper Family Foundation, the Kamloops Hospice Association unveiled its new community resource centre this afternoon.

The 4,000 square foot expansion to the end-of-life facility includes space for therapy, counselling, and education.

 

Cooper Community Resource Centre Unveil

Cooper Community Resource Centre Unveil

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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Events

Exploring Relaxation Workshop

This workshop is designed for individuals living with a life limiting illness and will support participants in reducing stress and increasing overall sense of well being.

Explore mindfulness practices in supportive positions to experience deep relaxation.  Participants are welcome to bring a companion and adaptations can be made for all physical abilities.

Tuesdays (Starting August 13th) at 10:30 am in our NEW Cooper Community Resource Centre

60 minute sessions facilitated by a Wellness Practitioner and Hospice Volunteers.

Registration required.

Please contact us at 250-372-1336 for more information or email Allison.

Click here to view our brochure