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Be a volunteer

Volunteer Services is slowly reopening and we need you!

Volunteers play an integral part in the welcoming atmosphere that CGMH is known for. They help ensure the hospital is a comforting place for both patients and visitors, and that it runs smoothly and efficiently. The work of each and every volunteer at CGMH is appreciated and valued by hospital employees and the community. Does this sound like something you would like to do?

As a volunteer you will enjoy:

  • Meaningful work supporting patients and your community.
  • Social interaction with other volunteers, staff, patients and caregivers.
  • Meeting and working closely with a medical team.
  • Free parking and a free beverage while on shift as a volunteer.

Volunteers are needed throughout the Hospital

If you are interested, fulfilling and rewarding roles exist in the following areas:

  • Gift Shop
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Diagnostic Imaging / Diagnostic Imaging appointment reminder calling
  • Medical/ICU
  • Post Anesthetic Care Unit (PACU) / Surgical Day Care
  • Surgical/Obstetrics

What do I need to do to become a volunteer?

  • Volunteers must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (minimum 2 doses) and have up to date immunizations. 
  • Police background checks are required for all volunteers 18 and older.
  • Two references are required and Volunteers must come for an interview.
  • Volunteers must be willing to work a minimum of one 4-hour shift each week and be 16 years or older.
  • Be willing to wear a mask while in the hospital.

Getting Started:

Email us at volunteers@cgmh.on.ca with your contact information and area of interest and we will be in touch.

Question? Email volunteers@cgmh.on.ca or call us at (705) 445-2550 ext: 8615.


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