Compassionate Care Course

The Compassionate Care Course is designed for anyone preparing to support individuals that are living with a life-limiting illness and those who are supporting someone grieving. Intended as training for Palliative Manitoba volunteers, registration is open to the public as space allows.

Please note: The Spring 2024 Compassionate Care Course will be offered remotely, online and is available only to those wishing to take it for personal interest or as sponsored staff/volunteers of aligned organizations.

Individuals who wish to volunteer for Palliative Manitoba must first complete an application and be interviewed before registering for the course.

Volunteer Applications are currently closed. Please check back for future opportunities.


Offered twice yearly, in spring and fall, the course takes place one weekday evening for eight consecutive weeks. Students are required to attend all classes to receive a certificate. Volunteers have 2 additional classes of orientation.

Each class covers a different topic and are led by trained speakers that work in their field of specialty.

2024 Spring Course Outline

Course Registration Fees:

Palliative Manitoba Volunteer
Currently unavailable
$60
Organization Sponsored Staff & Volunteers $165
Self-Improvement/Personal Interest $200

Please contact us for more information by calling 204-889-8525 or email info@palliativemanitoba.ca