Volunteer Service Descriptions

Administrative Services

2nd Floor Information Desk

To welcome the visitors and patients of NGH to the 2nd Floor with a smile and give directions and/or escort them to Intensive Care, Pre OP, Day Surgery or the Stress Clinics. Staffed weekdays with two shift times available.

Main Information Desk

To welcome people to NGH/NHNH with a smile and provide patients and visitors entering with accurate directions and information. Staffed daily with several shift times available.

Office Helper

To assist in the volunteer or other offices with various assignments as directed. Computer skills may be required. Times: vary

 

Financial Services

Coffee Kiosk

To assist with the running of the Volunteer's Coffee Kiosk by selling coffee and various other items to patients, residents, staff and visitors. Also responsible for restocking product and cleaning Kiosk area. Open daily with several shift times available.

Craft Group

For crafty people to display their talents at Treasure Mart and various sales throughout the year. Optional meetings held on the 3rd Wednesday morning of each month.

Gift Shop

To assist with the running of the Volunteer's Gift Shop by selling various items to patients, residents, staff and visitors. Open daily with several shifts available.

Hairdressing

To help the Hairdresser with clients and to provide wheelchair transportation of patients and residents to and from the salon.

H.E.L.P.P. Lottery

Selling break open lottery tickets within the hospital. One shift available on days of service.

 

Patient Services

3B or 3E Helper

Under the direction of the charge nurse, you will assist staff in the area with various tasks including interactive activities with patients. Times vary.

4B Helper

Under the direction of the Activation Coordinator/ charge nurse you may assist with one-on-one activities, feeding or participate in various group activities (walking, reading, bingo, outings). Times vary.

Emergency Dept. Liaison

To provide support and direction for the patients, families and their friends during their stay in Emergency and support staff in the area by enhancing communication within the department. Staffed daily with several shift times available.

Emergency Helper

Under the direction of the charge nurse you will assist staff in the area with various tasks. Times vary.

Escort (Internal)

To transport patients in a wheelchair who are being admitted or discharged from the hospital. Also required to deliver goods that come into the hospital for patients and residents. Staffed weekdays with two shift times available.

Nursing Home Helper

Under the direction of the Activation Coordinator/ charge nurse you may assist with one-on-one activities, feeding or participate in various group activities (walking, reading, bingo, outings). Times vary.

Palliative Care

As members of the multi-disciplinary team, the Volunteer will collaborate to provide emotional and practical support to the patient and their family members. Specific training provided. Times vary.

Physiotherapy Helper

Transporting in-patients to and from the physio room for treatment and assist with exercise program. Times: 9:00 – noon Monday to Friday.

Surgical Day Care Helper

Provide refreshments and comfort to patients recovering from day surgery and assist staff with various tasks as required. Staffed weekday mornings.

 

Other Services

Garden Helper

Help maintain and improve the beauty of the landscaping of NGH and NHNH by cleaning flowerbeds, pruning shrubs and organic weeding. Seasonal.

Grade One Tours

To conduct tours of the hospital for Grade One students from Norfolk. Annually in May.

Special Events

From time to time special events may be organized in which the volunteers participate, i.e. open house, radio-a-thon, parades, etc.

 

Fundraising

50/50 Draw (18 and over)

Port Dover Branch annual event. Assist with ticket sales.

Annual Draw Tickets (18 and over)

An Association fundraiser for all Branches. Assist with ticket sales at various events in the area or on their own.

Fashion Show

Port Dover Branch annual event. Assist with organization and participate in modeling fashions – great fun- usually in May

Gift Wrapping

Simcoe Branch annual event. Wrap Christmas gifts during the month of December – several shifts available.

Golf Tournament

Delhi Branch annual fundraiser in July. Many interesting jobs available – golfing too!

Tag Days

Each Branch organizes this yearly event to raise funds by offering tags for donations at various designated locations.

Treasure Mart

An annual Association fundraiser held in October. Large variety of jobs to do. Something for everyone and lots of fun!

 

Do NOT call designation means you do not wish to participate at the branch level

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Interested in Volunteering?

  1. Read our Service Descriptions
  2. Read our Requirements
  3. Apply using the links below


Online Application

Print Applicationdoc

For more information, please Contact:

Sherri Schira
Director of Volunteers and Clergy

(519) 426-0130 ext. 2100

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