Alberta Hospital Edmonton provides inpatient and outpatient treatment services, through a continuum of care, to adults with severe and persistent psychiatric illness. Volunteers at AHE provide meaningful support to patients and their families through a variety of roles.
What are the qualities of a Volunteer with Mental Health & Addictions?
If you are interested in volunteering with us, consider whether or not you have an interest and ability in:
What is the Role of the Volunteer?
Volunteers play an integral role within Mental Health & Addictions. They provide support to patients and family members within staff lead programs and on an individual basis. Volunteers can assist our adult patients/clients at Alberta Hospital Edmonton or sites within the community.
Before you commit to volunteer service, it is important to think about:
If you think volunteering with Mental Health & Addictions is right for you and are ready to get started, just follow these simple steps:
Step 1: Click the [Fill in an Application] button on the right-hand side of this page and complete an application form.
Step 2: Volunteer Resources will e-mail out positions as they become available. If you are interested and able to do the stated commitment, e-mail to book an interview.
Step 3: At the interview, if it is agreed that we have a position that is a good match for your skills and availability, you will be asked to complete our volunteer on-boarding process which includes:
Step 4: Training, specific to your position, will be provided. Additional learning opportunities are available to our volunteers as part of our learning culture.
We appreciate your interest in volunteering with Mental Health & Addictions!