GRH volunteers: contributing to exceptional care
Volunteers make a difference in advancing exceptional care.
Volunteers at Grand River Hospital (GRH) are a committed and outstanding team of individuals who offer their time and skills to make a difference in our health care community. GRH has one of the largest volunteer forces in the region, with nearly 1000 volunteers at the hospital's KW and Freeport campuses.
Freeport provides a Specialized Mental Health service for patients in Waterloo Region, and also provides support for our palliative care, complex continuing and rehabilitation care, among other programs. Outpatient clinics at Freeport include neuro-rehabilitation, geriatric day hospital, speech language pathology, geriatric consultation clinic, primary care clinic, secondary stroke prevention clinic. Freeport is also the home of the Waterloo Wellington Breast Centre.
KW Campus information
The KW Campus is an acute care facility and offers services such as hemodialysis, medicine, childbirth, pediatric, surgical, mental health and emergency services, and is also the home of the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre.
About volunteer resources
Our volunteer resources department maintains an adequate and competent number of volunteers to complement and enhance the staff in the delivery of health care. Our role is to enhance the personal well-being and comfort of our patients with highly motivated and appropriately trained and screened volunteers.
We encourage you to click on our links to find out more about our volunteer services and how you can take part.
Isabella and Sabrina: Making friendships within the GRH communityFebruary 18, 2017
Isabella and Sabrina Mountyvong are two volunteers who believe in the importance of building a friendly community within GRH.
Mary-Beth and Mary Reynolds: volunteering at GRH as a shared experienceFebruary 17, 2017
Mary and Mary-Beth Reynolds have a shared passion for volunteering at GRH. This mother-daughter duo has been involved with the GRH community for quite some time.
Danielle Vucenovic: Bringing HELP to those at GRHFebruary 14, 2017
Danielle Vucenovic is giving her time as a GRH volunteer to support patients and gain experience in the health sector
Amanda Paul: telling the stories of GRH’s volunteersJanuary 25, 2017
Amanda Paul is a five year veteran of volunteering at GRH. She’s now giving her time as GRH’s volunteer correspondent, telling the stories of her volunteer colleagues.
Penny Loker: lending volunteer support to emergency patientsDecember 30, 2016
Pain, worry, fear and confusion are often at the forefront when patients and their families first enter GRH’s Lazaridis Family Foundation Emergency Department. Thankfully, those people are fortunate to have volunteer Penny Loker looking out for them.