Patient visiting on Hospital Medical Unit
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.
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.