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.

Qualifications: 

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.
Compassionate

Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Senior
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 http://www.providencehealthcare.org/volunteers 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: 
http://www.providencehealthcare.org/volunteers
Contact person: 
Jennifer
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Health, Social Services
Mission:
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
10
Position start/end date:
1 Feb 2019 to 31 Aug 2019
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