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Job Opportunity at BCHPCA

The BCHPCA is looking for someone that will help lead hospice-palliative care in British Columbia.

The British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association (BCHPCA) is a not-for-profit society that supports advocates and collaborates with volunteer-based hospice societies and professional palliative caregivers across the province to provide dignity and compassionate care for those at their end of life, and to those who grieve.

We accomplish this through partnerships with stakeholders, by sharing programs, coordinating resources and by effectively communicating with members and stakeholders to ensure they remain informed of the work of the Association

Reporting directly to the Board through the President, the Operations Manager is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Association, overseeing the development, implementation and evaluation of the Association’s programs and services based on the BCHPCA’s strategic direction, mission, vision and values.  This responsibility includes safeguarding the Association’s financial sustainability and ensuring that the Association develops financial stability and membership growth and support.

Job Description BCHPCA 2019

This is a 1 year term, full time position.

Location: BC

This position will work from a virtual office and require access to internet.

Closing date is March 31st

Apply to office@bchpca.org  

Change Day BC – November 17, 2017

…one small change…

In 2015, the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council introduced Change Day BC, part of a global movement that was initiated in 2013 by the National Health Services in the UK.  The premise was that any individual can pledge to make one small change to improve the quality of care for patients.  Since then, many countries have developed their own Change Days and over one million individuals have made pledges.  In 2015, British Columbians made 7,877 pledges!

“What you pledge and how you act on it is entirely up to you.  Pick something that is meaningful for you, something that you are passionate about.  You may not transform health care alone, but if each of us commits to making one small change, really big things can happen….”

This year, Change Day will be celebrated in BC, Alberta and Ontario on November 17, 2017.  You can learn more about Change Day HERE and/or Make a Pledge Today

BC’s New Society Act

The Societies Act is new legislation that was passed in the spring of 2015 and will come into effect on November 28, 2016. It governs how societies (not-for-profit corporations) are created and run in B.C. and includes significant updates to allow for more flexibility in how societies operate, while still protecting the public interest.

BC’s New Society Act

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