The importance of volunteers to the hospital
The volunteer program promotes community involvement and
provides a vital link between the community and St John of God
Bunbury Hospital for the enrichment of all.
Volunteers are an integral part of the team and make a
significant contribution in the provision of patient care which
is holistic in approach.
Benefits of becoming a volunteer
The major benefit of being involved in the
Volunteer Program is the satisfaction gained from helping and
caring for patients. Knowing that they appreciate your service is
Friendship with other staff and patients is
Volunteers tend to develop social and lasting
relationships during their service at the hospital.
We provide the opportunity for all volunteers
to meet and socialise at quarterly meetings and other functions
throughout the year and continually recognise the important service
Being a volunteer can also help build self-esteem and confidence
and help you gain valuable experience in a working environment.
To apply for a volunteer position you will need to provide the
Attendance at a Hospital Orientation Day is essential to
becoming a volunteer.
These days are held on a Monday every six weeks with morning tea
and lunch provided.
For more information on the Volunteer
Program at St John of God Bunbury Hospital please
contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator on 9722 1694.