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About the Position
Position # 219
OrganizationNon GPVSB Member
Position Grief Connection Mentor - Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association
Impact Statement Can you answer “yes” to all these questions?
• Have you suffered a personal loss and are now ready to support others going through this journey?
• Can you listen without counselling or advising?
• Are you aware of personal boundaries?
• Can you maintain confidentiality?
• Are you non-judgmental and empathetic?
• Are you willing to ask for help if you have questions or concerns?

If you have answered “yes”, we are looking for someone just like you!
Description Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association (AHPCA) is looking for volunteers (mentors) to join our new program. We believe no one should face grief alone, and this program will offer support to those who are grieving throughout Alberta. As a mentor, you will be the friendly voice on the other end of the phone letting your matched individual (participant) know they have support during a difficult time.

If this looks like the position for you, please contact Betty George at 403 208 4208 (direct) or email bgeorge@ahpca.ca to discuss further.
Training Details training and orientation (either via Zoom or in person)
Working Conditions Other requirements:
• Good oral and written English skills
• An individual over the age of 18
• A police reference check
• Two references
• Ability to attend training and orientation (either via Zoom or in person)
• Willing to commit to a weekly telephone call with the participant
• Because of the training involved, we would like all mentors to commit to one year with the program
Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail • 1 hour per week for 12 months
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Not on a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Computer Skills, Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Betty George
Phone 403-208-4208
Address Calgary,
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