Exemplary Patient Experiences, Always.

 

Exemplary Patient Experiences, Always.

Milton District Hospital

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Adult Volunteer Roles

The Milton District Hospital volunteers are highly visible throughout the hospital. We have over 400 active adult volunteers who strive to enhance services which the Hospital offers to its patients by supplementing the work of our staff by spending the time to touch the lives of our patients and visitors by helping them throughout the Hospital.

We welcome applications from volunteers of varied skill sets. For those with healthcare degrees or certificates, please be advised that volunteering will not allow you the opportunity to practice or develop your clinical or technical skills, nor are our volunteer roles designed to be professional internship opportunities.

Most positions fall under one of these general categories:

Providing Customer Service to “Out-Patients” and Visitors

  • Gift Shop – assist customers with selection and purchase
  • Information Desk – direct visitors, transfer calls to patients
  • Way finding – greet, direct visitors throughout the hospital
  • Waiting Room Support in various areas, i.e. Day Surgery, Imaging, ICU - provide information and companionship to patients and their family members

Working in “Non-Patient” Areas

  • Administrative Support – clerical assistance such as reminder calling, filing, mailings
  • Fundraising Projects – HELPP Lottery, special projects
  • Handy Person – wheelchair repairs

Working in “In-Patient” Areas

  • Patient Visiting – spend quality time with senior patients
  • Working With Patients – meal time support, recreational activities

Other

  • Leadership – help coordinate a group of front-line volunteers or Board of Directors

Youth Volunteer Roles

Milton District Hospital’s Youth Volunteer Program offers high school students a chance to be of service to the community, to learn the fundamentals of volunteer work and to be exposed to a health care environment.

Your assistance helps to enhance the service given by staff to ensure the best patient care! We are looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic, dependable, sincere, able to accept supervision and are looking to actively participate in a valuable volunteer experience.

Opportunities for Youth Volunteers may include:

  • Assisting staff on the nursing units.
  • Acting as a companion to patients by reading to them, playing games and visiting.
  • Meal time support.
  • Serving customers in the Gift Shop and at the Information Desk.

All Youth Volunteers must:

  • Be at least fourteen years of age.
  • Be available to work at least one shift per week.
  • Complete a minimum of 50 hours or 6 months of continuous service before receiving written. confirmation for the hours.

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