The Royal University Hospital
Thank you for your interest in applying to volunteer at the Royal University Hospital and JPCH.
Currently we have a high number of applications. We are working hard to find the right position for each applicant. Please have patience as we process new volunteers. We will respond as positions become available.
Volunteers help reduce confusion and anxiety in patients/clients/family members by assisting in wayfinding to appropriate locations within the hospital. They push wheelchairs, walk with or provide an arm assist to clients and patients.
Shifts Available : Monday-Friday (for now) 8am-11pm; 12pm-3pm; 3pm-6pm
Volunteers help reduce confusion and anxiety for patients, clients and family members by assisting in wayfinding to appropriate locations within the hospital. They push wheelchairs, walk with or provide an arm assist to clients and patients.
Shifts Available: Monday-Friday 0800-1200, 1300-1600, 1500-1800
Gift Shop Volunteers contribute to a facility’s healing culture and provide a service to patients, staff and the public in order to raise funds to purchase equipment.
Volunteers greet and welcome visitors to the Gift Shop, assist with sales, light cleaning duties, and other tasks as required.
Opportunities available at Royal University Hospital
Weekdays 9:30am-1:00pm and Weekends 12:00pm-4:00pm
The Royal Express Associate assists in welcoming and transporting patients, families and visitors with limited mobility, via the Royal Express, to various areas of the hospital. Individuals with varying levels of mobility benefit from the Royal Express Service as it helps them to navigate the vast footprint of RUH.
** We are currently recruiting for Fridays from 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Interactions with clients and families who require compassion and support. The volunteer role provides practical information for our clients and their support persons. provide communication regarding entrance requirements and unit processes. Assist with arrangements for spiritual of social work support.
Be a friendly knowledgeable face that provides basic information to our pts to assist in the navigation of our unit and processes.
Shifts Monday - Friday 9:30 - 13:30
The goal of the Client Companion volunteer is to help patients feel welcome and improve mood, reduce negative effects of being in hospital, and maintain quality of life. Client Companions offer socialization and non-medical support.
Volunteers would interact one on one with patients in their room or in small groups of 2-4 in a common sitting area.
Some duties include card games, board games, conversation, current events, small crafts, coloring pictures, doing word puzzles, reading, nail polish, going for "walks" in wheelchairs on or off unit.
Shifts available Tuesday and Thursday 10am - 12 noon, and 1pm - 3pm
Jim Pattison Children's' Hospital
The Royal University Hospital
Thank you for your interest in applying to volunteer at the Royal University Hospital and JPCH..
Currently, at Royal University Hospital and Jim Pattison Children's Hospital, we have a very high number of applications and limited volunteer positions available.
In the meantime, if you would like to start volunteering sooner, please feel free to check out other opportunities with Saskatchewan Health Authority.
We appreciate your willingness to support the health of your community!