Volunteers are asked to commit to:
- at least one four-hour shift either weekly or fortnightly, for a minimum of six months.
are a number of different volunteer programs at the Hospitals. Not all
have vacancies. These programs provide volunteers in the following types
- patient contact
- customer service
We try to match our applicants with their preferred role. However, this is not always possible.
Please email [email protected] with your full name, phone number, and email address. You will be contacted with a waiting time estimate.
Following the waiting period, if you are over 18, we will:
- send you an application pack to complete to return on interview
- apply for a Criminal Record Check, in accordance with Ministry of Health Policy
- invite you to attend the next scheduled Orientation Day
- obtain Personal Reference Checks, in writing.
these steps are completed, we will contact you about your proposed
placement and how you can begin your role at the Hospital.
RNSH and Ryde Hospital will advertise online with groups such as
Govolunteer and SEEK.com for specific positions that require special
The application process does take some time and we appreciate your patience through the process.