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 as well as our regional cancer centre.
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're looking for people who are:
- Patient focused
- Take initiative
- Have a positive attitude
- Are team players
- Able to take direction
- Have a sense of humour
Are you interested in volunteering at GRH? Getting started is as simple as 1, 2, 3!
- First, we'll ask you to read some general requirements for volunteering.
- Next, we'll ask you to choose a campus and the volunteer role you'd like to fill
- Then, we'll move on to the on-line application form.
From GRH President and CEO Malcolm Maxwell: thank you to our volunteers!April 24, 2017
It’s been said the most important thing that someone can give aside from their love is the gift of their time. As we mark National Volunteer Week, we’re pleased to celebrate and thank our volunteers throughout Grand River Hospital.
Bill Blair: supporting GRH patients and families in times of crisisApril 24, 2017
Support, guidance, and knowledge are some of the components Bill Blair brings with him when he volunteers at Grand River Hospital.
Betty Fritz: the rewards of helping othersApril 23, 2017
When someone walks through the doors of Grand River Hospital, Betty Fritz is there to welcome them with a warm smile and helping hand.
Noor Jaffar: volunteering to connect with patients through their recoveryMarch 30, 2017
For Noor Jaffar, her volunteer work with patients is one of the best parts of the career she’s working to build in health sciences.
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.