Volunteer Services is on the Level 2 (Main Floor) in Room 2000. From the Main Entrance revolving doors, turn right down the Main Atrium, and turn left at the Grand Staircase. Volunteer Services will be straight ahead on the right.
If you ever have questions, you can get directions from one of our friendly volunteers at the Information Desk, across and to the right from the Main Entrance doors.
Thanks to a Volunteer Association/Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE Grant, renal patients now have access to new tuck-away belts that comfortably and safely house the patient’s catheter, keep it clean between uses, and hold it in the appropriate position on the abdomen. Over 100 belts have been purchased to provide to patients who can’t afford them. As well, aging hemodialysis machines are replaced annually through grants from the Health Sciences Foundation.
Volunteers play an important role at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. They enhance the programs and services we offer and assist staff in providing exceptional Patient and Family Centred Care (PFCC). Approximately 500 dedicated and loyal volunteers provide service in a number of different areas including reception, administration, greeting, patient care areas, and retail sales.
“I chose to volunteer at TBRHSC because I have set a career in the medical field. Volunteering at the hospital allows me to gain the experience necessary for my career. It also brings me joy every evening I go home after volunteering with the Goodnight Program. I feel pleased knowing I ended my patients’ days with a friendly visit and a smile. One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time.”
Meagan Machimity, Volunteer
Volunteering at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is a serious commitment. Before you apply, we want to make sure that you understand the volunteer role and the requirements of volunteering:
You must submit all parts of the application package (complete application and two references).
Our goal is a diverse and inclusive volunteer force that reflects the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous persons, women and men, people from racialized communities, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and people who identify themselves as LGBT to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community.