Friends of Accident & Emergency Volunteer

Volunteers required to assist staff in the A & E department with the provision of non-medical tasks which include attending to clients and family members who visit the department.
Days and times:  7 days per week, negotiable - 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Centrelink requirements can be met
  • Provide tea, coffee, water, blankets for family members in cubicles,
  • transfer communications,
  • refill stock
  • assist form submissions,


  • must have a genuine interest in the wellbeing of others; possess a cheerful, friendly, attentive attitude; possess a high standard of personal hygiene; have understanding of security and safety issues; able to use initiative and be responsible; respect confidentiality and privacy; possess a high level of patience and understanding; be reliable, honest and trustworthy;  be tolerant of a busy workplace; able to work independently or as a team; be able to follow direction; days and hours are negotiable
Other requirements:
  • Aged Care Clearance (DHS) Clearance
  • Working with Children Clearance which are paid for by the volunteer program unless obtained through a job agency.
  • 3 Covid vaccinations
  • Current flu vaccination
  • prepared to wear PPE as required
  • attendance at appropriate training is required;
  • be neatly attired and present well
  • be reliable, punctual and dependable
  • hold respect for other staff, patients and clients information by maintaining confidentiality at all times;
  • volunteers must give adequate notice of the inability to attend and if unwell will notify the Volunteer Coordinator or the Nursing Team Leader as soon as practicable.
Contact:  Nancie Perry - 0457 500 413