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CFJC Midday – Kamloops Hospice offering volunteer information session, and special program to help children

CFJC Midday – Kamloops Hospice offering volunteer information session, and special program to help children

Jan 13, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wendy Marlow and Pamela Young discuss an upcoming information session and a new Children’s Grief Drop in Group.

Click to watch the Midday Interview

Celebrate a Life Campaign

Celebrate a Life campaign aims to raise enough money for groceries for a year

Dec 05, 2019

KAMLOOPS — The annual Celebrate A Life campaign is underway at the Northills Shopping Centre.

The craft sale and Memory Tree are part of a fundraiser for the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home.

Click here for full article and interview

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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Expanding Programs for Kamloops Hospice

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

Click here to view Midday Show

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

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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Events

Meet us at the Market – An Evening to Remember 2020

MEET US AT THE MARKET …. An Evening to Remember

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!… Contact Hospice Directly at 250.372.1336 or Purchase online through this link!

Kamloops Hospice Association and our Platinum Sponsor …. Cooper Companies look forward to an Evening to Remember with you!  Let’s welcome Spring and Community while enjoying an evening socializing, dancing, savouring a Chef Romeo dinner while supporting Hospice Care in Kamloops.

Last year we raised over $165,000 thanks to the generous contributions from our local Community and this year, with your help, we expect to surpass this amount.

Grieve, Gather, Grow – we have a made a commitment in our Community to ensure no one has to be alone in their grief.  Funds raised will support adults, children and families through groups and workshops.

We are excited to welcome guests with our Cocktail Reception ~ enjoy a chance to mingle with friends in our Market atmosphere, listen to great music.

The evening will include a large Silent Auction, Live Auction with unique experiences, fundraising activities and dancing to the popular DJ Music by Iain McKee.

Tickets:  $125 each or a table of 10 for $1250.

Tables:  Seat 10 guests

We also have a Donor Table Sponsor opportunity for $1500, contact leeanne@kamloopshospice.com if interested!

Location:  Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre

Dress:  Semi formal/Cocktail attire with a splash of Garden!

Coast Hotel has offered a discounted hotel room rate, details are:  “Stay the night! Ask for the “Tickets” rate when you reserve by phone or email, then show your ticket at check in for exclusive rates for event attendees from $149. Limited availability, so book today 250.828.6660 or ckhinfo@coasthotels.com and rest easy.”

Join us and enjoy celebrating the signs of spring with friends at our Evening to Remember!

Signature Royale, A Casino Night Fundraiser

Signature Signs and Printing is hosting their 4th casino themed fundraising event at their location!  100% of proceeds will be donated to Kamloops Hospice Association.

Lots of Casino fun planned with Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Shoot Out and more!

$5 drink specials and over $2500 in prizes to be won

Event Time:  5:00 pm – late

Tickets:  $25 each, includes a FREE drink ticket and $20 in casino game money, purchase tickets at Signature Signs (431 West Victoria) or cash only at Hospice Reception.

Location:  431 West Victoria Street

For more information contact:  robb@signatureprinting.ca or 778.471.3282

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

 

 

Family Caregiver Workshops

Are you caring for someone who has been diagnosed with a life limiting illness?

Please join us for one or all of the 6 workshops.

They are offered every Monday at 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm at our New Cooper Community Resource Centre at Kamloops Hospice Association.

Free Caregiver Workshops will explore tips, tools and techniques to equip yourself to be a confident Caregiver.

For registration/questions please call 250-372-1336 or email Allison.

Click here to see attached poster for more details about the topics included in this series of workshops.