Surgical Ambassador

Organization Details
Organization Name: Misericordia Health Centre
Address: 99 Cornish Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3C 1A2
Organizational Description: Misericordia Health Centre is a leading provider of diverse health-care services within the Winnipeg Health Region specializing in a unique out-patient programs as well as care designed to meet the needs of an aging population.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: - Greet patients/families and direct them to the appropriate waiting room
- Act as a liaison between staff and families, e.g. deliver messages for unit staff, make inquiries on behalf of families
- Monitor waiting area to ensure comfort of patients/families, e.g. make sure supplies are well-stocked and organized
- Provide general facility directions as may be needed, e.g. cafeteria, washrooms, exit, etc.
Skills Required: - Able to represent the Misericordia Health Centre and the Surgical Program in a professional, helpful, and courteous manner
- Must possess cultural sensitivity skills as you will be interacting with various cultural backgrounds including but not limited to Indigenous families with young children
- Able to communicate with a variety of ages and abilities
- Good command of the English language (written and spoken)
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Experience communicating with patients of various ages, ability, and backgrounds
- Opportunity to see how Surgery Department at MHC operates
- Good experience for anyone wanting to enter the health care field
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Feb 28, 2023