Calvary Central Districts Hospital

Patient Support Volunteer Role


About the roles

Patient support volunteers play an important role in enhancing the service delivered at Calvary Hospitals. Duties may include welcoming patients and visitors, providing social support to patients, providing refreshments, answering ward call bells, restocking supplies in patient rooms, menu and mealtime assistance, running errands, basic administration tasks and escorting visitors and mobile patients around the hospital.



This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer a rich and varied volunteer experience that is highly valued by Calvary staff, patients and visitors. We celebrate the contribution of our volunteers with formal and social events, training opportunities and regular feedback.


What you bring

  • Ability to relate and engage with people from a diverse range of backgrounds
  • Effective listening and clear communications skills
  • Ability to be compassionate and empathetic
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Ability to follow instructions and undertake duties with minimal supervision
  • The intention to commit to volunteering for a 4 hour shift per week, for at least 12 months

How to join the team

  • To apply to join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding volunteer experience, email completed application form to:
  • Shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend an interview and if successful, you will attend a Calvary and Hospital orientation session prior to commencing in the role.
  • Successful applicants will have a police clearance and a Working with Children Check initiated by Calvary at no cost to the volunteer.


We hope to hear from you soon!