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The Dorothy Ley Hospice

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The Dorothy Ley Hospice offers a variety of services to individuals with life-limiting illness, and their family members.
We offer support either by way of visiting palliative individuals in their homes, or by caring for them in our 10 suite Residence.

Our mission is to foster hope and dignity through exemplary care, advocacy, education and research for individuals living with the challenges of life-limiting illness or loss.
We currently rely on over 250 volunteers to successfully deliver the quality of care that we have become known for.
We are located at 220 Sherway Drive, just west of Sherway Gardens Mall. We serve over 2 000 people annually residing in Etobicoke.
We serve approximately 200 people each year from across the GTA in our residence.

Website: http://www.dlhospice.org

Recruiting for: volunteers to run the "front desk" volunteers to work in the kitchen preparing light meals for palliative individuals volunteers to take a 30 hour training course and work in direct care with palliative indviduals ( ie. feeding, helping to washroom, reading to them) gardening volunteers

Specially interested in seeing students from these Programs:

nursing, communications, health care, any as long as interested in helping others

Number of positions: 30

Where positions are posted: volunteer MBC, Volunteer Toronto, our webiste

Application method: need to print off application from our website or pick one up in person. police check health clearance 2 references

How to prepare: just requires an interest