Hospice Northwest office is closed to the public due to COVID-19 but services are still being offered.


Compassionate Communities Development Intern

Job Description:
The intern will be responsible for developing and implementing compassionate communities practices within Hospice Northwest, and our community at large, by:
• Researching the Compassionate Communities theory of practice
• Developing policies or guidance documents for dying, death, loss and care to be used within the community of Thunder Bay
• Meeting with local municipal leaders, businesses and community groups to educate them on the importance of Compassionate Communities
• Organize and convene a town hall meeting focused specifically on developing Compassionate Communities policies and initiative
• Research funding opportunities, partnerships, and public events that address ‘our compassionate concerns’ with living with ageing, life-threatening and life-limiting illness, loss and bereavement, and long term caring
• Generate reports from the findings of this research

Qualifications: Graduates of a post-secondary program (college or university) in Social Work, Gerontology, Nursing, Psychology or other related fields of study

For Internships: University or college graduate who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university. The candidate must be a graduate of a post-secondary degree or diploma program. The position will be a first full-time employment in the candidate’s field of study.

Application Deadline: August 20, 2021

Please submit applications by 4:30 PM on August 20, 2021 to: Hospice Northwest, 63 Carrie Street, Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4J2. Fax: 807-626-5574, email: Cherie@hospicenorthwest.ca

This Opportunity is Proudly Supported by:

Northern Ontario Heritgate Fund Corporation