Forever in Their Hearts
About This Show
Martin Brothers Funeral Services (mbfunerals.com/vancouver/) provides caring, dedicated and thoughtful service to families dealing with the loss of a loved one. We have four generations of funeral services experience and are here to guide you through all of the details, large and small, and always take the time to understand what is important to you and your family in your time of need. We have over 100 years of experience in funeral services and we are a funeral home in Vancouver who gives you affordable funeral services, funeral pre planning, cremation and burial services. We will make sure all of yours and your family's needs are met, and will be a guide in your time of need to ensure that your loved one lost is treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. Martin Brothers is here in your time of need, call today.
Most Recent Episode
Questions about Working in the Funeral Profession
Dec 15 16
Do you wonder what it’s like to work in a funeral chapel? Do you know what education is necessary to work as a funeral director? The funeral procession offers jobs that require skills, education, and experience just like working in any other industry. Traditional careers working bankers’ hours aren’t for everyone. Have you ever wondered what jobs exist outside of the standard Monday through Friday, 9 to 5 working environment? If you have questions about working the funeral profession, then listen to this episode of Forever in their Hearts, where host Erik Reynolds talks with Valerie Martell, Director of Operations for Martin Brothers Funeral Services, who provides the answers. The activities that take place in a funeral home beyond tasks associated with a memorial or funeral service are a mystery. This interview is your opportunity to get answers to questions about careers available in a growing, dynamic industry in British Columbia. What Is It Like to be a Funeral Director? Valerie kicks off the episode by comparing the reality of being a funeral director against the stereotype people associate with this position at the funeral chapel. Next Valerie talks about where the mystery comes from regarding the funeral home profession and the responsibilities of the people who work there. On days when no service is scheduled, the employees of a funeral home still have tasks that need to be done so they can be ready for the next funeral or memorial that takes place there. Skills and Education for Funeral Home Careers Then Valerie segues to the skills and education required for a job in the funeral home industry. During the podcast she answers questions such as: Are the education and experience required the same throughout Canada? How long does it take to complete all the educational requirements? Is an internship required for taking on a job in the funeral home industry? Now ask yourself these two things: Do you have questions about working in the funeral procession? Would you like answers? If you answered “yes” to either or both, then after the podcast be sure to share your thoughts in the comments area below. The Availability of Funeral Home Jobs Next Valerie discusses the possibility of obtaining jobs in the funeral home profession based on their availability. Valerie expa