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Volunteering at St. Michael’s


(March 12, 2020) - Please note that the St. Michael's Hospital volunteer program is currently suspended in order to better protect the health and safety of our volunteers, patients, families and staff.

If you are a current volunteer, please check your email or leave us a voicemail message for information and updates.

If you are a future applicant, please periodically check our website for updates as to when we will resume normal operations.

Thank you.

Thank you for considering St. Michael’s Hospital for your donation of volunteer time.

We are looking for volunteers that are energetic, compassionate, dedicated and above all else, focused on providing excellent customer service. Volunteers improve the quality of the experience that our patients and visitors have every day at St. Michael’s.

Volunteering with a hospital is a big responsibility. Please make sure that this is a good time in your life to make such a commitment.

Please continue through our website to explore and learn about our volunteer program. The volunteer application can be found on the "Ready to Apply" page at the very end.

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Volunteer spotlight: Patient Visiting Volunteers

At St. Michael’s, we strive to ensure that we provide the best possible patient experience. One of the ways we do that is through our team of highly motivated and compassionate volunteers.

We have immediate openings on our Patient Visiting Volunteer team in both the morning and afternoon schedules (weekdays and weekends available). In this highly interactive volunteer role, you would visit with inpatients on our nursing floors to offer services and support that makes their hospital stay more comfortable. This includes helping patients to complete their daily menus, solving meal-related issues, making sure patients have what they need (TV, telephone, blankets, call bell, Wi-Fi etc), offering reading material and cheering up patients with a short chat.

We are looking for individuals that have great communication skills, like to be busy and enjoy interacting with a variety of people. If this sounds like you and you have 3-4 hours to volunteer once a week, please click here to apply.