20 Feb Employment Opportunities
Oceanside Hospice Society
Client Intake/Grief & Bereavement Counsellor
Oceanside Hospice Society provides support services to individuals and their families who are dealing
with a terminal illness or the recent death of a loved one, family member or friend. We are looking for a
caring, compassionate individual with grief counselling experience to join our team.
This contract position is part-time with flexible hours set depending on program demands, fluctuating
organizational workloads and funding.
This position will provide counselling services to individuals and families, including intake assessments and
on-going case management — bereavement and grief support to clients, families, and groups. The
Counsellor collaborates with other program staff to ensure integrated, comprehensive service delivery to
the community. A team player is essential to this role as you will be working alongside a small and
The successful applicant will hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree in counselling, social work or an
undergraduate degree; a minimum of two years grief and loss counselling experience and will be a
registered member of a professional regulatory body. This candidate will have strong organizational and
interpersonal skills; and a good understanding of the philosophy of hospice palliative care, the needs of the
dying, their families and the bereaved.
Resumes should be directed to Oceanside Hospice Society, “Attention: Hiring Committee” in one of the
Oceanside Hospice Office located at
210 Crescent Road West, Qualicum Beach,
BC V9K 1J9
Please note: Posting ends May 15th, 2020. We thank all applicants who submit letters of Interest. However,
only eligible and qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process. No phone calls