University of Alberta Hospitals (incl. Stollery, Mazankowski, Kaye Edmonton Clinic)

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University of Alberta Hospitals

(Mazankowski Heart Institute, Stollery Children's Hospital, Kaye Edmonton Clinic)


Volunteer with Alberta Health Services

Accessing health care can often be an overwhelming and stressful experience. In collaboration with hospital staff, the Volunteer Resources Department works to design rewarding volunteer programs that offer volunteers various roles throughout the hospitals.  Our volunteers commit to assisting patients, their families and staff, focusing on positive patient experiences.


Sample of Volunteer Opportunities offered at our site

  • Artist on the Wards
  •  Cardiac Outpatient Clinic
  • Connect Care Ambassador
  • Emergency
  • Endoscopy
  • Gift Shop
  • McMullen Art Gallery Guide
  • Palliative Visitation
  • Patient Companion
  • Peer Support
  • Pet Therapy
  • Psychiatric Outpatient
  • Recreation - Ortho
  • Spiritual care
  • Stollery Inpatient Programs
  • Wayfinding





Benefits to Volunteering:

  • Opportunity to make a positive impact and help others
  • Contribute to your community
  • Gain life experience
  • Discover, build and enhance your skills and talent
  • Become part of our team of skilled AHS partnership
  • Meet new people and build your social networking circle



Can you Commit?



Commitment requirement for all volunteer programs is 6 months.



How to Apply


Next Steps and to learn more:


If you think that volunteering with AHS is right for you and you are able to meet the commitment requirements, just follow the steps below:



Step 1: Click the [Fill in an Application] button on the right–hand side of this page and complete the application form. Ensure you check off the program you are interested in volunteering for. Only the programs that are being recruited for will be available to select.

**If the program in which you are interested in volunteering for is not available to select at this time, please try checking back at a later date. Program recruitment is based on need and can change at any time. **



Step 2:  Volunteer Resources will review all submitted applications, but only those that meet the requirements, availability and interest of the program will be contacted for an interview. If you have not been contacted after three months of submitting your application, you may reapply.



Step 3:  Once you have completed the interview process and you are chosen to fill a position, you will be asked to complete our volunteer onboarding process which includes:


  • Complete a Police Information Check (Vulnerable Sector Screen, if required)
  • Complete an online orientation (1.5 hour time commitment)
  • Provide 2 references
  • Complete a Communicable Disease Assessment Form
  • Sign and complete a Confidentiality Form
  • Sign a volunteer agreement highlighting commitment and expectations 


Step 4:   After you have been accepted for volunteering you will receive your ID badge and be set up with any additional training necessary to be successful in your new volunteer role.



If you have any further questions, please contact us at:





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