At this time, we have volunteer opportunities in the following volunteer roles only:
Pamper & Polish
Ice Water Delivery
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.