Thank you for your interest in Volunteering for Grand River Hospital. There are many ways that you can support our Hospital: from your own home, in the community, or in the hospital environment. Tell us a bit about yourself and how you would like to support Grand River Hospital, and we will work with you to find the best place for you to make a meaningful contribution to your Hospital community.

Please note, all Volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as per hospital guidelines. However, exceptional circumstances can be reviewed on a case by case basis.

We are looking for people with the following kinds of qualities:

● Compassionate
● Patient focused
● Non-judgemental
● Flexible
● Takes initiative
● Has a positive attitude
● Team players
● Takes direction well
● Has a sense of humour

Volunteers will be interacting with patients and visitors on a very regular basis. As a result, it is prefered that volunteers have excellent verbal and written English skills.

Volunteer Stories

Volunteers are generous people from our everyday lives—parents, siblings, neighbours and friends—who give their time to make an extraordinary difference in supporting the health and wellness of our community.

Read their stories!