Emergency Department Volunteer

(Lakeridge Health)

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Position ID: V-OSH0472
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2022
Last Full Update: 09 Aug 2022

Opportunity Details: Emergency Department Volunteer

Contact Abbi Stewart, Intake Associate, Lakeridge Health; Email: astewart@lh.ca

In this role, you will: support patients and families waiting in the Emergency Department * answer questions * provide activities and comfort items (colouring, word searches, teddy bears, etc) * call transportation (taxi) * assist with wayfinding, directions, or escorting patients to different departments.

Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of Interest Customer / Sales Services ; Guide / Greeter ; Health Care ; Registration ; Social Interaction
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment Length Long Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 4 / Week
Dates and Times Monday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Oshawa, Ajax, Bowmanville Hospitals
Number of Positions Ajax ; Bowmanville ; Oshawa 
60 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit
Cost $20 Vulnerable Sector Police Check * Volunteer Uniform (dependent on site, up to $25)
Police Check Required

Agency Details: Lakeridge Health

Address & Map 1 Hospital Court
Oshawa, ON L1G 2B9

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