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Job Title:
Auxiliary Volunteer

Posted Date:
8/21/2019
Closing Date:
None specified
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description


General Hospital Auxiliary Exec Volunteer
Health Sciences Centre

The General Hospital Auxiliary is seeking new members, particularly those who might be interested in serving a role on the Executive. Since 1968 the Auxiliary has supported the patients, clients and staff of the General Hospital through the provision of volunteer services, the support of various inpatient and outpatient activities, and the purchase of equipment for the benefit of patients and clients.


Specific activities for Auxiliary members include:
Attending monthly meetings
Contributing to the decision making process around equipment purchases
Supporting the Auxiliary by taking on an assigned role within the Executive
Liaising with the Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, fellow volunteers, and staff of the Health Care Foundation, NLAHA, and the other local hospital Auxiliaries
Supporting the Gift Shop staff
Assisting with Fundraising Efforts


Auxiliary members should have effective and courteous verbal and non-verbal communications skills; be self-motivated with a willingness to be part of a team and be comfortable and confident interacting with individuals in a busy healthcare environment.

For more information regarding all volunteer opportunities with Eastern Health, please visit our website at: www.easternhealth.ca/give.



Eastern Health expects all volunteers to be mature, caring and compassionate individuals who embrace its values of fairness, respect, integrity, connectedness and excellence. Volunteer attributes specific to this role include:

- Effective and courteous verbal and non-verbal communication skills and the ability to speak and understand English
- Willingness and ability to work independently and as a team player
- Willingness and ability to follow directions
- Comfortable and respectful interaction with customers
- Self motivated and confident personality
- Interest in gaining/applying experience in healthcare or customer service


Must be avaiable to attend monthly meetings.

Orientation: An orientation to Eastern Health will be provided by the Coordinator of Volunteer Resources. An orientation to the assigned area will be provided by the unit or area staff or designate as required. All volunteers are required to attend these orientation sessions prior to beginning any volunteer assignment.

Training: Additional training for this assignment will be provided as required by designated staff.

Attire: Comfortable and professional clothing, volunteer uniform (if provided) and Eastern Health issued identification badge.

Evaluation: Your open and honest feedback about your volunteer experience is encouraged. Consult the coordinator for Volunteer Resources about your experience, expectations and concerns.

Safety: Safety is a priority for Eastern Health. Volunteers must ensure that safety for patients, residents, clients, employees and themselves is paramount in the workplace. Any and all safety concerns must be reported to the unit staff or the coordinator for Volunteer Resources immediately.

For more information about volunteering at Eastern Health please visit www.easternhealth.ca