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By Tuesday July 26th, 2022Employment

On-Call/Casual position

6 hours in-house and on call every fourth or fifth weekend / facilitating grief support groups / vacation coverage 

Maison McCulloch Hospice (MMH) is a Centre of Excellence dedicated to the collaborative delivery of quality hospice palliative care in both official languages. As our organization continues to grow, we are seeking to hire candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in this highly gratifying work environment.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application to the Human Resources Manager.


Reporting directly to the Manager of Supportive Care and Grief Services (MSCGS), the Supportive Care and Grief Services Associate is responsible for assisting with the delivery of the Supportive Care and Grief Services Program (SCGS) to Maison McCulloch Hospice (MMH) residents and Community Hospice Palliative Care Team (CHPCT) clients, their families, staff and volunteers.


  • Provision of supportive care and grief services to residents / clients, their families and hospice staff and volunteers
  • Build strong internal & external relationships
  • Training & education
  • Self-care and other related duties



  • Bachelor’s degree relevant to supportive/spiritual and religious care (or equivalent)
  • Training in counselling / coaching
  • Advanced knowledge relating to Grief and Bereavement
  • Experience in Hospice Palliative Care (HPC)
  • Experience in clinical supportive/spiritual care and/or other relevant experience
  • Experience in dealing with death and dying; in Grief support (one-on-one, group)
  • Proficient in both official languages (English/French)
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Availability to be on-call 1 weekend of 4 or 5
  • Availability for vacation coverage (Manager and other Associates)


  • Certification in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)
  • Certification as a Grief Recovery Method Specialist (for those facilitating the Grief Recovery Program)

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Understanding of the history and philosophy of HPC and of MMH
  • knowledgeable of the Model of Care and all services offered by MMH
  • Ability and willingness to work in multi-faith and multi-cultural contexts
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Speaking in public and group leadership
  • Demonstrates compassion, diplomacy, discretion, sensitivity, and respect for others
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team,
  • Provides leadership where required
  • Knowledgeable of community resources related to supportive care and grief services
  • Establishes and maintains effective partnerships with other service providers


Hourly wage         $30.00 – $50.00 / hr.  (commensurate with education and experience)

On-call fee            $25.00 / night   and   $100.00 / weekend (5 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday)

If interested, please send a cover letter and detailed resume by 3:00 p.m. on August 29, 2022.

c/o Human Resources Manager

Maison McCulloch Hospice

1028 South Bay Road, Sudbury ON P3E 6J7