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Auburn Hospital

Volunteer at Auburn

Volunteers perform countless tasks that add that extra special touch to a patients’ journey.  They make a significant contribution by engaging in patient, client, staff and community activities.

Volunteers between the ages of 18 and 80 plus devote their time and talents at Auburn Hospital to serve and assist patients, visitors and staff.  By engaging in patient and client activities, volunteers are a link between the clinical and nursing services, and together form a holistic approach to the quality health care that people need.

Volunteers can offer a diverse variety of life experiences through the provision of support services directly to patients, clients, staff and members of the community and through fundraising for special equipment purchases.  At Auburn Hospital, volunteers are involved in a range of services which include, but are not limited to:

  • Meet and greet ‘way finding’ service
  • Fund raising (hospital stalls, selling raffle tickets, conducting luncheons, market days)
  • Patient Library Service 
  • Outpatients Department  and Anti natal Clinic support to patients and staff
  • Cardiac Education Program
  • Meal time assistance
  • Pastoral Care
  • Auburn Therapy Dog Visits
  • Aged Day Services

How to Apply

Volunteering offers benefits such as flexible hours, opportunity to support existing and new services and programs, cross cultural experiences, meeting people, satisfaction, learn or develop new skills, enhance professional resume/CV and possibly a pathway to paid employment.

If you or your friends would like to become a Volunteer and help provide support care for patients, staff or our Fundraising team which provides funds to purchase medical equipment to enhance our services, and are available for at least 4 hours per week, please contact the Voluntary Services Coordinator on (02) 8759-3127.

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