- connect with patients
- support family members
- offer directions and information
- raise funds
- and complement the high quality care provided by our professional staff.
Volunteers at the Kingston General Hospital site and Hotel Dieu Hospital site of Kingston Health Sciences Centre contribute 90,000 hours a year in 80 programs, services, departments and units and help raise close to three-quarters-of-a-million dollars annually toward the purchase of equipment and patient comfort items.
Our volunteer team includes high school, post-secondary, and grad students, adults, and therapy dogs and we offer opportunities to suit a variety of interests, skill levels and schedules.
You can use the menu at right or click these links to learn more about our volunteer roles and expected time commitment, the application process to become a volunteer, our orientation, placement and training process, and resources and benefits available to volunteers, including information about parking and bus passes.