Volunteers are valuable members of the hospital community.

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Health Service

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Health Service volunteers are a diverse group of men and women who currently range in age up to 90 years young. Many have volunteered for more than 20 years. The care and friendliness of these volunteers continues to brighten the lives of thousands of patients.

Macquarie Hospital

Contact: Jan Delahunty

Director Patient Services, Macquarie Hospital

Phone: 02 9887 5966

Manly Hospital

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator, Manly Hospital

02 9976 9515

Mona Vale Hospital

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator, Mona Vale Hosptial

02 9998 0333

Royal North Shore and Ryde Hospitals (North Shore Ryde Health Service)

There are many different volunteer programs that operate at Royal North Shore and Ryde Hospitals, including:

Pink Ladies: our long standing volunteer group who organise the patient trolley service, market days, fashion shows, cake stalls, barbecues, raffles and other fundraisers.

The Corner Shop volunteers: manage the RNSH gift shop 365 days a year and donate all the proceeds to the hospital.

Volunteer Meal Assist Program:  spinal and neurosurgery wards value their help to assist patients at meal times.

Ward Companions: in the Children's Ward, Aged Care Ward, Spinal Ward and other areas.

View the application process for volunteers here.

We are currently experiencing a high demand for placements at both Royal North Shore and Ryde Hospitals. At present, inquiries are being waitlisted. To be placed on the waitlist, please email nslhd-volunteers@health.nsw.gov.au with your details: full name, phone number and email address.