Volunteer Roles

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Volunteer opportunities have been grouped into four areas:

Patient Support

  • Provide diversion, support and recreational activities
  • Assist at meal time
  • Play piano or other musical instruments
  • Serve refreshments and provide friendly visiting to patients on dialysis or chemotherapy
  • Provide Pet Therapy to patients through an approved Therapy Dog Program
  • Provide support to patients in outpatient clinics
  • Applicants should have a high level of empathy, compassion and be comfortable in a hospital setting
  • Spiritual Care

Information and Way Finding

  • Welcome patients and families to the Hospital
  • Provide information, directions and patient room numbers to patients and families
  • Assist patients in navigating through the Diagnostic Imaging Department
  • Applicants should have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

Retail and Fundraising

  • Selling and stocking merchandise, selling break-open tickets in the Gift Shop
  • Supporting Hospital Foundation special events such as the annual Dairy Capital Run and charity golf tournament
  • Applicants should have excellent customer service skills and enjoy a service industry type setting

Administrative Support

  • Assisting staff with various administrative tasks, such as inputting data on the computer, filing, collating, photocopying, assembling training packages, assisting with mail-outs, assembling patient education packages, obtaining patient signatures for certain forms
  • Applicants should be mature, have good organizational skills and attention to detail