Who We Are

Canuck Place is BC’s pediatric palliative care provider for children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Our team of physicians, nurses, counsellors, therapists, staff, and volunteers provide medical respite care, pain and symptom management, art, music, and recreation therapy, end-of-life care, grief, loss, and bereavement counselling. All at no cost.

We are here with love, care, and guidance when and where families need us the most. All with a caring community of donors who make it all possible.

Our Vision

All newborns, children, youth and their families living with progressive life-threatening conditions will benefit from our compassion, knowledge, and holistic clinical care in pediatric palliative care.
 

Our Mission

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice provides innovative, holistic clinical care with compassion through our hospices, in hospitals and communities in BC/Yukon. We provide respite, family support, pain and symptom management, end-of-life care and bereavement services to newborns, children, youth and their families living with progressive life-threatening conditions.
 

Our Values

Canuck Place Children's Hospice values

Care Philosophy

We believe that our care must address the child and their family’s unique and changing needs throughout the progression of the illness and afterwards.
 

 

Careers

Community. Connection. Care.

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice offers an environment rooted in community and clinical expertise. Our interdisciplinary team works hand-in-hand, out of our two provincial locations in Abbotsford and Vancouver, to deliver the highest quality pediatric palliative care and raise funds to continually grow and refine our program.

Join our innovative team who celebrate the power of connection, make time to invest in moments, and challenge ourselves to provide the best pediatric palliative care possible.

Canuck Place offers competitive compensation and benefits with a focus on total wellness. From health and wellness programs to continuing education, Canuck Place believes the strength of our team grows from a foundation of self-care and work-life balance.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed for a position will be contacted.
Resumes are kept on file for six months.

Please click here for current employment opportunities. Check back frequently for new postings.
 

Career Opportunities

Job Title Posted Date City
Monthly Giving & Stewardship Coordinator 2019-11-04 Vancouver
Health Care Researcher and Program Analyst 2019-10-17 Vancouver
Registered Nurse (RN) Permanent full-time and part-time 2019-10-04 Vancouver
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Permanent part-time 2019-09-30 Vancouver
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Temporary Full-time 2019-09-30 Vancouver
Personal Care Aide (PCA) 2019-09-10 Vancouver
Cook 2019-09-03 Vancouver
Counsellor - Social Worker Temporary full-time or part-time 2019-08-27 Vancouver
General inquiries 2019-07-26 Vancouver
Cook 2019-07-23 Abbotsford
Housekeeping Aide 2019-07-23 Vancouver
Counsellor - Social Worker Permanent part-time 2019-07-23 Abbotsford

 

“As a pediatric palliative care nurse, my work is hard, but I work in the most magical place. Dreams happen, wishes are fulfilled, and families heal.” – Nursing staff member