Blacktown & Mount Druitt Hospitals

Volunteer opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Blacktown Hospital,
however we are not recruiting to volunteer positions at this stage.

Full training and support is provided to suitable applicants.

Please note: applicants must undergo interviews and a criminal record check. Applicants must be able to give a 12-month commitment to volunteer.

Role Additional information Positions available Location Time Contact
Set up breakfast room in Maternity Unit & encourage new Mums to use the service Are you a morning person and would you like to volunteer at Blacktown Hospital?

If you answered yes to both questions, you may like to be involved in our new volunteer opportunity at Blacktown Maternity Unit.

We're looking for volunteers to start at 7am for a 3 to three and a half hour shift.

We would like you to set up our breakfast room and encourage our new Mums to come along to the breakfast room for breakfast. Your role would also involve making a list of new items that are needed, inform women about the demonstrations that are held for new parents and invite them to attend. The role will also involve making up kits for parents.

An interview, criminal record check and WWCC are required for this role.

If you like an early start and would enjoy volunteering in this environment please get in touch.
5 Blacktown Hospital  Each shift  starts at 7am – 10.30 Monday to Friday

Janice Low
Volunteer Manager
0439 920 337

Help establish and maintain sensory garden for Dementia Unit  Do you enjoy gardening and would like to be involved in a new gardening project at Blacktown Hosptial?

We are looking for volunteers to work alongside staff and support our gardening program within our Dementia Unit at Blacktown Hospital.

If you are interested in volunteering once a week to help establish and maintain our sensory garden please get in touch.
- Blacktown Hospital Once a week

Janice Low
Volunteer Manager
0439 920 337

Provide support to patients in Imaging Department  Are you friendly and would enjoy supporting patients within our Imaging Department at Blacktown Hospital?

A minimum of one three hour shift over a seven day roster
(shifts 3 - 6pm and 6 - 9pm)

The volunteer role involves showing patients to waiting areas, Completing surveys on a quarterly basis, Providing warm blankets to patients if needed, Making sure stores are kept updated, chatting to patients and making them feel welcome while they are waiting for their X-ray appointment.

One volunteer per shift 
 - Blacktown Hospital Volunteers are required 7 days per week for at least one shift per week.

Shifts 3pm – 6pm and 6 pm – 9 pm

Janice Low
Volunteer Manager
0439 920 337

My Experience Matters interviewer/survey collector My Experience Matters is an electronic survey that invites patients, carers and families to provide feedback on their experience while in hospital.

Volunteers are requested to become involved in this program as interviewers/survey collectors. The aim of collecting information is to improve our care and services. The role of the volunteer will be to attend an allocated ward to collect survey responses. The volunteers will not be required to solve problems for the patients.

Skill requirements:
  • confident talking to people from all walks of life in a hospital setting
  • available for 1-2 hours per week for at least 6 months
  • confident using technology such as an iPad
  • online orientation
Training and ongoing support for volunteers will be provided.
Blacktown and/or Mount Druitt Hospital 1-2 hours per week for at least 6 months

Janice Low
Volunteer Manager
0439 920 337

KIOSK and Patient Transport volunteer The role involves assisting in the hospital's KIOSK and Patient Transport Department            - Mount Druitt Hospital Flexible hours

Janice Low
Volunteer Manager
0439 920 337