The Compassionate Closet is Hospice Halifax's social enterprise, which means 100% of the store's net revenue will be supporting the operations at Hospice Halifax. This new opportunity provides many new ways to volunteer with our organization! If this interests you, particularly if you have previous experience in a retail setting, indicate your experience and preferences below. When you fill out this form your application will go into our system and you will be notified the next time we are doing an intake session. Thanks so much for your interest and we can't wait to see you at The Compassionate Closet. 

Your Name


Contact Information

Emergency Contact Information

Your Motivation to Apply

What motivated you to apply for this volunteer opportunity?

Skills and Work Experience

Please indicate your skills and previous work experience:

Areas of Volunteer Interest

Please tell us in which areas of the store you'd like to volunteer:

Tasks and Ability

Some of the tasks in the store will require, but aren't limited to, lifting, standing, twisting, reaching, and squatting. Do you have any physical or medical restrictions that may influence tasks you can complete? If yes, please describe:


Volunteer Information Session

Please select one of the options below to sign up for one of our Volunteer Information Sessions. These are part of our Orientation when becoming a volunteer with our organization.

My Application

We make every effort to match potential volunteers with roles that fit their interests and skills. Sometimes, Hospice Halifax needs to decline an application. As a potential volunteer, I agree that:
--I understand this organizational approach