You can apply for any of the following volunteer positions, we will do our best to match your interests and availability with the needs of our local facility.
To support and enhance Auxiliary-related activities within our facilities. To assist the Auxiliaries in their fundraising endeavours.
Book and Magazine Distribution
To provide a convenient and courteous mobile book service to patients. To maintain the upkeep of reading materials in waiting areas.
To enhance the quality of life of patients by providing emotional support. To provide opportunities for members of the community to volunteer within Horizon facilities. All volunteers will be screened and trained within the organizations they are representing.
To enhance the quality of life of patients through Friendly Visiting. To provide social stimulation and a sense of friendship to those who can benefit from interactions with others.
To support the Auxiliary in their fundraising efforts by assisting in the operations of the Coffee and or Gift Shop. To provide a friendly and enjoyable shopping experience.
To welcome and direct patients and visitors as they enter various hospital areas. To provide assistance to individuals and ease their fears and anxieties during their hospital visit.
To assist the Beautician by escorting patients to and from their appointments, receiving payment for services, maintaining cleanliness of the salon, confirming and making appointments.
Host and Hostess
To enhance health care services by providing comfort and support to patients and families in clinics, waiting areas, recovery and family rooms. The volunteer acts as a liaison between staff and awaiting family members.
To act as a support system to help patients live as comfortably as possible. Assist families during a loved ones illness by providing emotional support and comfort measures.
To provide opportunities for patients to interact with animals by utilizing an accredited Pet Therapy Program. To provide social stimulation to those who can benefit from interactions with volunteers and animals.
To maintain and beautify indoor and outdoor plants/gardens.
To provide a convenient and courteous mobile shopping service to patients, staff and visitors.
The Special Assignment Volunteer is a registered Horizon Health Network volunteer who has been selected to assist hospital staff with specific tasks for a specified period of time.
Spiritual and Religious Care
To provide support to designated clergy personnel by assisting with in-patient chapel services
To provide students with an opportunity to contribute to their local health care setting. To allow students to gain exposure and skills in various health care professions.
To enhance services in therapeutic departments by assisting professional staff as deemed appropriate. To assist professional staff by preparing materials and engaging in activities as assigned by the therapist.