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.

Contact: Marie Perkins, Support Services Manager
Phone: 9477 9459 – email: [email protected]

Macquarie Hospital

Contact: Elisabeth Manning, Operations Manager, Macquarie Hospital
Phone: 02 9887 5966

Mona Vale Hospital

Contact: Ros Mesite

Phone: 9998 6300

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

There are more than 60 different volunteer programs that operate at Royal North Shore and Ryde Hospitals. Below are some examples of the volunteer work available within the Health Service:

Pink Ladies: The Pink Ladies organise the patient trolley service, market days, fashion shows, cake stalls, barbecues, raffles and other fundraisers, including managing their gift shop.

The Corner Shop volunteers: 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:  Volunteers on the Spinal, Aged Care, Neurology and Neurosurgery wards assist patients at meal times.

Ward Companions: Ward companion volunteers provide support to patients on the Aged Care and Spinal wards, and in the Acute Assessment Unit and the Transit Lounge.

Museum and Archives: The RNSH Museum and Archives volunteer teams play a vital role in preserving the hospital's history and heritage.

Meet & Greet: Located at the main entrances of each hospital, Meet & Greet volunteers assist with directions and visitor enquiries.

If you are interested in volunteering with Royal North Shore or Ryde Hospital, we would love to hear from you. Please email [email protected] with your full name, phone number, email address and which hospital you would like to volunteer with, or call 9462 9936.

View the application process for volunteers at North Shore Ryde Health Service here