Hospital Youth Volunteer
(Halton Healthcare Services, Georgetown - Georgetown Hospital)

Position ID: V-HVC0206 Last Full Update: 06 Nov 2014
Opportunity Details
Suitable ForYouth ; High School Students
ContactJanice Cowen, Coordinator, Volunteer Services, Georgetown Hospital; Phone: 905-873-0111 ext 8153; Fax: 905-873-4594; Email:
DutiesYouth volunteers (high school students) assist in chronic care, medical surgical and obstetrics wards, offering meal tray support, friendly visiting and helping out staff on the patient unit. Youth can also be placed on the information desk, or those 16 years of age and older can volunteer in the Gift Shop. Post-secondary students must apply as an adult.
BenefitsPaid parking while volunteering; Community Service hours
ClientsPatients, families, staff and visitors of the hospital.
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening 
Tuesday: Evening 
Wednesday: Evening 
Thursday: Evening 
Friday: Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Mon to Fri: 4pm to 8pm 
Sat and Sun: 8am to 8pm 
Shifts are generally 1-3 hours long
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Number of PositionsGeorgetown: 20 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
Ages14 year(s) - 18 year(s)
Suitable for high school diplomaYes
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Long Term
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
Interaction LevelSmall Group
CostMedical form may have a fee assigned by the physician. Deposit for uniform is required.
Police CheckNot Required
Volunteer CategoriesAny (Community Involvement) ; Any (Health) ; Friend ; Greeters
Skills/ExperienceMust be available, reliable and trustworthy. Must have desire to work in a hospital setting. Should enjoy flexible opportunities in various jobs in the hospital.
Additional RequirementsReferences, Immunization History, TB tests. Waiting lists may sometimes be in effect.
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Organization NameHalton Healthcare Services, Georgetown - Georgetown Hospital
Office Phone905-873-0111
Address & Map
1 Princess Anne Dr
Georgetown, ON L7G 2B8
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