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.

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equality and diversity within its community and to a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous persons, visible minority group members, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations, genders and gender identities, members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

 

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
Cook (permanent part-time) 2024-05-16 Vancouver
Cook (temporary full-time) 2024-05-16 Vancouver
Administrative Assistant 2024-05-16 Vancouver
Counsellor/Social Worker 2024-04-23 Abbotsford
Registered Nurse (Vancouver) 2024-04-22 Vancouver
General Inquiries 2022-07-28 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