Chinook Regional Hospital and Lethbridge Sites


At this time, we have volunteer opportunities in the following volunteer roles only:

Pet Visitation

Entertainers

Emergency Department

Patient Experience

Wheelchair roundup

Pamper & Polish

Mealtime Assistance

Ice Water Delivery

Clothing Closet

What is the Role of the Volunteer?

Accessing health care can often be an overwhelming and stressful experience. Volunteers provide meaningful support to patients and their families in a variety of roles throughout a patient’s healthcare journey.

 

Benefits to Volunteering:

Opportunity to make a positive impact and help others

Contribute to your community

Gain valuable experience for your resume

Discover, build and enhance your skills and talent

Meet new people and build social relationships

Please see below for current available opportunities. Click the (i) icon for more information on each role

 

Our preferred applicant:

Is able to work collaboratively with health care providers to improve care and experiences for patients and their families

Has a strong desire to help others

Is a compassionate listener and is respectful of the perspectives of others

Has an ability to work independently or as part of a team

Is available for 12-16 hours per month (spread over 3-4 shifts per month) for a minimum 1 year commitment to volunteering with Alberta Health Services.

 

 Curious to learn more?

If you think that volunteering with AHS is right for you and you 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 review your information and be in contact with you to learn more about your interests and availability. This will also give you an opportunity to get your questions answered. You will also be asked to supply two (2) references.

Step 3: If we have a role that fits your interests, you will be asked to complete our volunteer onboarding process including:

Completing a Police Information Check

Completing a Communicable Disease Assessment Form

Participating in Confidentiality and Privacy Training, including signing a confidentiality agreement

Participating in our online, site, and program specific orientations and training


Step 4:
 Learn how to use our volunteer system, how to sign up for opportunities and how to enter volunteer hours. This can occur during or after onboarding is complete.

Thank you for your interest in Volunteer Resources!  If you have any questions please reach out to us at volunteer.lethbridge@ahs.ca

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