Admitting Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Grace Hospital
Address: 300 Booth avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3J 3M7
Website: http://www.gracehospital.ca
Organizational Description: We are a 262-bed acute care facility located in the west end of Winnipeg. Grace Hospital is an operating division of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and plays an integral role in the delivery of health care services in Winnipeg. We are one of three acute care sites in Winnipeg, along with Health Sciences Centre and St. Boniface Hospital, which means we have a full service Emergency Department, critical care and a full complement of acute care services.

Volunteers have been the cornerstone of Grace Hospital since its inception more than 100 years ago. Volunteers contribute their unique talents, skills and knowledge to our facility and our community to provide personalized attention to our patients. This enables the employees to concentrate on the work for which they are trained and fosters good relationships between the hospital and the public which it serves.

At Grace Hospital we have approximately 240 adult volunteers and 50 youth volunteers. Each year, these volunteers contributed over 30,000 hours of service.

The selfless efforts of the Grace Hospital volunteers truly make Grace Hospital the warm, welcoming and caring environment it is.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5162
   
Description of Duties:

The Admitting volunteer is responsible for greeting patients in our Admitting department. They will then escort the patient to our Surgical Daycare Department and assist them in getting settled in the department. This may include:
- Weighing the patient
- Taking the patient to their assigned bed
- Giving the patient a gown
- Perform other volunteer related duties

   
Skills Required:

- Effective communication, interpersonal and listening skills
- An outgoing personality with comfort in initiating contact with others is strong desired.
- Ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment. This position requires substantial movement.
- Ability to work in a self directive manner, and to understand the boundaries of the volunteer role
- Ability to recognize when to seek clarification from others

   
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
   
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Daytime

This position is available on weekdays in the afternoons starting at 12 noon.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
- St. James-Assiniboia
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: gracehospital.ca/join-our-team/volunteers/opportunities/how-to-apply/
Closing Date: Mar 15, 2024