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About the Position
Position #: 17836
OrganizationSt. Mary's General Hospital
Position: Day Surgery Unit Volunteer
Location: 911 Queens Boulevard, Kitchener
Description: Volunteers in the Day Surgery unit assist staff with providing excellent patient care. Duties include providing instructions to patients prior to their surgery that assist with preparation for their surgery, as well as communicating updates prior to and after a patients procedure to their loved ones. Individuals who have excellent communication skills, are able to work with minimal supervision and are dedicated to the volunteer shift are welcome to apply.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Physical Demand, Specialized Training, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Once selected, volunteers will be required to attend a general orientation and training with a experienced volunteer in the unit.
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: We are currently looking for a volunteer with availability on from either 8:00 am to 11:30 am or 11:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Empathy
How to Apply
Application File:
Website: http://www.smgh.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Pauline Rasmussen
Phone: 519-749-6551
Address: 911 Queen's Boulevard Kitchener, N2M 1B2


Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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