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Volunteers

Volunteers are important members of the Hospital team and play an integral role in the support of the services provided to the patients, their families and staff. Volunteers also work to raise funds for life-saving medical equipment and other specific hospital needs.

Annually, approximately 600 caring and dedicated volunteers contribute an average of 45,000 hours of service in support of a wide a variety of programs which fall into three main categories: Patient Support, Administrative Support and Customer Service/Revenue Generating.

 

Interested in volunteering with QCH?

Learn more about becoming a volunteer by attending one of our Information Sessions and receive an application package. The application process does take time so don't wait to register for a session.


Recruiting for year round program Volunteers:
The majority of placements run during the daytime hours of 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. There are limited evening and weekend opportunities.
 Minimum 16 years of age.

 75 hours or 12 month commitment.

 Submitting an application will not guarantee a QCH Volunteer placement.

 

Health screening requirements: As part of the Public Hospitals Act and the OHA guidelines, to work in a hospital a 2 Step TB test and immunization information is mandatory for all volunteers. You must supply a copy of your immunization record which shows you have been vaccinated twice for each, Chicken Pox and MMR (Mumps, Measles, Rubella) or show proof of immunity to these same diseases through blood work. Proof of Tdap vaccination (Pertussis, adolescent dose 17 years and under, adult dose over 18 years) is required.

 

Space is limited for the Volunteer Information Sessions, so please register early.

Call 613-721-4709 or email us at volunteer@qch.on.ca to register for one of the Volunteer Information Sessions.

2017 Information Sessions: 



Thursday,  June  1st                       6:00  - 7:00 PM

 

Tuesday,   June 6th                        6:00 - 7:00 PM

 

Tuesday,   June  13th                     6:00 - 7:00 PM

 

 

 
Note: Session could be cancelled based on registration numbers or weather.