Patient visiting on Hospital Medical Unit

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Position description: 

Volunteers visit with patients and provide a variety of social supports to patients to help make their stay in the hospital more comfortable.
This is great experience for anyone considering a career in healthcare.


Applicants should have an interest in healthcare, be comfortable in a hospital setting and be 19 years or older.
Experience working with marginalized populations and/or mental health is an asset.
Strong boundaries.

Role is suitable for: 
Additional Information: 

All volunteers receive general orientation to the hospital as well as the opportunity to participate in workshops and education events held by Providence Health Care.

Applications are available at Volunteers have the opportunity to meet a variety of people from all walks of life and gain experience for careers in healthcare.

How to apply:
Contact person: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Health, Social Services
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
1 Aug 2019 to 1 Feb 2020
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
St. Paul's Hospital
B274 1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z1Y6