About us

The Good Samaritan Society, a Lutheran Social Service Organization, is a not-for-profit, registered charity with over 65 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments.

Corporate Office

8861 75 Street, Edmonton, AB

goodsaminfo@gss.org

1-780-431-3600

Awards of Distinction

Awards of Distinction

11 May, 2022
Awards of Distinction

Awards are open to all Good Samaritan Employees. Nominations are encouraged from employees, residents and families starting May 16 and closing June 6, 2022. Employee Award Categories Each award is open to one employee across Good Samaritan. Mission Award The mission award recognizes an employee that best exemplifies extending Christian hospitality in a meaningful and....

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Able Seaman Thomas A.

10 November, 2021
Able Seaman Thomas A.

Able Seaman Thomas A. Born in the UK in 1928, Thomas was called up to Plymouth for basic training at the age of 18 in 1946. It was the ending of WWII. After his 16 weeks of training, Thomas did a short stint on a large minesweeper, clearing mines set by the Germans in shipping....

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Lance Corporal Peter Poohkay

9 November, 2021
Lance Corporal Peter Poohkay

Lance Corporal Peter Poohkay, Regimental # M65902 Peter joined the Canadian army on July 18, 1941. He underwent basic training in Grande Prairie, Alberta, with the Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA), then onto Brandon, Manitoba, where he joined Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps (RCOC) as a blacksmith/welder. After completing training in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Barriefield and Hamilton, Ontario,....

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

27 September, 2021
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Good Samaritan recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. A day to understand and acknowledge the history and impact that residential schools had on the Indigenous population of Canada. We applaud the Government of Canada for moving in this direction as we agree this recognition is essential to a better future for all Canadians. As....

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Good Samaritan Launches 2021-2024 Strategic Plan

21 April, 2021
Good Samaritan Launches 2021-2024 Strategic Plan

To learn more about the 2021-2024 Good Samaritan Strategic Plan, click here.

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NEWS RELEASE: The Good Samaritan Society and Good Samaritan Canada Create New Three-Year Strategic Alliance with CCHL

19 March, 2021

March 16, 2021 New partnership agreement serves as an avenue to promote excellence in the health leadership field Ottawa/Edmonton – March 2021, The Good Samaritan Society and Good Samaritan Canada has created a new strategic alliance with the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) to increase the leadership capabilities of health care managers in Canada. Through this agreement, participating....

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NEWS RELEASE: New Good Samaritan President and Chief Executive Officer

17 November, 2020
NEWS RELEASE: New Good Samaritan President and Chief Executive Officer

For Immediate Release – November 17, 2020 EDMONTON – After an extensive search, the Board of Directors for The Good Samaritan Society (GSS) and Good Samaritan Canada (GSC) are proud to announce the selection of Dr. Katherine Chubbs as the next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Dr. Chubbs’ innovative approach to leadership and commitment....

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Recruitment of President and CEO

2 June, 2020
Recruitment of President and CEO

The Good Samaritan Society has retained the services of Optimum Talent to assist with this leadership recruitment.  Please send your resume in Word or PDF format to: pies_edmonton@optimumtalent.com . Copy and Paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email so they can identify the job and confirm receipt....

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National Volunteer Week 2020

22 April, 2020
National Volunteer Week 2020

Dear Good Samaritan Volunteer, As it is National Volunteer Week, I wanted to send a heartfelt thank you for all of your support. While we can’t currently celebrate with you in person, it was important to me that we were able to say thank you in some way until we can see you again. Over....

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