Our team of approximately 200 volunteers contribute 25,000 hours of service annually to support the hospital’s commitment to providing exceptional care.
We offer engaging and meaningful volunteer opportunities in over 45 departments and programs throughout the hospital.
Each volunteer placement includes duties and responsibilities that are designed to provide a meaningful experience.
Please be aware that the scope of the volunteer role does not include any tasks that can legally be performed only by a licensed or regulated healthcare professional.
Orientation Volunteers will be required to complete WCH e Learning modules and a Volunteer Resources quiz OR Attend an in-person session Uniform Volunteers are required to provide a refundable $20.00 deposit for a volunteer uniform and ID Badge. Training Volunteers are assigned a placement based on their interests, skills, availability and hospital needs.
Once a placement has been assigned, volunteers will receive training by a staff member or experienced volunteer.Explore a hospital setting and career options though: Criminal Records Check Volunteers who are 18 years and older are required to complete a Criminal Records Check.This is at no expense to the volunteer and is conducted through the hospital.Volunteers are encouraged to pursue on-going learning opportunities by attending additional hospital-wide education sessions posted in the Volunteer Resources lounge Please note, all steps must be completed prior to starting a volunteer placement Submit an application form, two reference forms, and a WCH Volunteer medical form.References must know the applicant in a professional capacity and cannot be family members or friends.Completed application packages can e-mailed to [email protected], faxed or submitted in person to room 7409 of the Hospital.Please download, complete and submit the forms below to apply to the Women's College Hospital Volunteer Program.Volunteers dedicate time, energy and skills to support staff and most importantly to enhance the experience of our patients.Volunteers are provided with meaningful assignments, a learning experience and appropriate participation.Examples include employers, volunteer coordinators, supervisors, coaches, or teachers.Referees should return the reference forms to the applicant for submission.