Northern Health Volunteers

Featured Roles - Hemodialysis Unit: University Hospital of Northern BC

Hemodialysis unit volunteers enhance the quality of experience for clients by providing support and non-clinical assistance to clients of UHNBC Hemodialysis Unit. 


The following skills and abilities will benefit a hemodialysis unit volunteer:

  • A calm friendly demeanor with good listening skills.
  • The ability to engage with patients to contribute to a positive health care experience.
  • A willingness to learn about working with clients who have physical or cognitive challenges or unique needs.
  • The ability to work both independently and with a team.
  • The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Nutrition knowledge is an asset but not required.

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon