Box Hill Hospital volunteers, Eastern Health
Contact Name: Helen Stagg, Manager Volunteer Services
Contact Phone: 9895 3246
Contact Email: Helen.Stagg@easternhealth.org.au
Vacancy number VV11017
Name of volunteer position Box Hill Hospital volunteer
Agency type Health services
Volunteering activities type Hospital/allied health assistance. Fundraising/retail
What's on offer Are you interested in meeting great people in a team environment and making positive changes to the lives of others? There's a wide range of volunteering opportunities available at Box Hill Hospital and at other Eastern Health facilities. You can really contribute to the health and well-being of our community.
Location of role Box Hill Hospital
Organisation’s profile Box Hill Hospital is part of the Eastern Health group and is a large acute hospital admitting more than 48,000 patients each year.
The hospital provides a wide range of healthcare services including: emergency care, general and specialist medicine, intensive care, mental health services for children, adolescents and adults, maternity services, post-acute care programs, surgery, teaching and research.
Volunteer duties Possible roles for volunteers include:
* Auxiliary – assist with fundraising events to purchase urgently needed medical equipment
* EDcare – assisting patients and families while in the emergency departments
* Kiosk – preparing or serving food to help raise funds directly for the hospital
* Patient mobile shop –providing items for purchase to patients on the wards
* Patient activities – help with group activities.
Volunteer skills/qualities No formal qualifications are required.
Times and days These vary according to the volunteering position.
Training and support provided On the job training will be provided
More information The Hospital now recruits its volunteers twice yearly, other than kiosk volunteers, who are also recruited during the year. The next Eastern Health volunteer information sessions will be held on 6 and 7 February 2013. Ring Eastern Health Volunteer Services on 9895 4658 for more information. A flyer will be attached soon.
Click here for information on vacancy VV10036, Kiosk Attendant.