Program Assistant

(Bruce Peninsula Hospice)

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Position ID: V-CWD0360 Last Modified: 30 May 2017 Last Full Update: 30 May 2017
Opportunity Details
CommentsA community based visiting hospice
ContactNancy Forgrave, Manager, Volunteer Programs and Outreach, Bruce Peninsula Hospice Inc.; Phone: 519-534-1260; Fax: 519-534-5159; Email:
DutiesReporting to the Manager, the program assistant (PA) is responsible for coordinating and assisting with the management of activities through the Bruce Peninsula Hospice. The PA supports the Manager, acting with some supervision, anticipating needs, while managing the day-to-day work flow and prioritizing projects. The PA will develop strong relationships with volunteers, board members and committees. The PA has good communication, organization and decision making skills. This role requires absolute discretion and confidentiality.
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ClientsIndividuals and families needing support in the face of life limiting illnesses. Bereavement services are also available.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills - Knowledge of Microsoft Office, database software, Word Press an asset ; Planning & Organizing - Event planning and project management experience an asset ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work - Able to work as part of a collaborative team ; Writing & Editing ; Supporting educational events by booking dates, equipment and venues, preparing materials; duties of an office manager; liaising with volunteers; data collection and database management; organization correspondence; scheduling meetings; preparation of training materials; coordinating volunteer attendance at conferences.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours10 / Week
Dates and TimesScheduling will be done in conjunction with the Manager 
Some flexibility in scheduling is necessary to accommodate occasional weekend and evening hours
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationGBHS - Wiarton Site
Number of PositionsBruce County ; Grey County 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Application Deadline31 Aug 2017
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameBruce Peninsula Hospice
Office Phone519-534-1260 ext 5612
Address & Map
Wiarton Hospital
369 Mary St
Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0
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