Applications

How to apply

Before applying, please read the following closely

  • We have 4 recruitment periods annually.  Be sure to complete the application form so we can send you a reminder before the next information session for you to learn more about joining the volunteer team.
  • Volunteers are carefully screened and selected to ensure the best fit between the needs of the hospital and the skills and interests of the volunteer.  
  • Spaces are limited and so unfortunately we may not have a role for everyone who applies.
  • The process to become a volunteer may take 3-4 weeks to complete.

Please review the following steps to start the process.   

Step 1:  Complete the volunteer application (see Apply Online below)

Step 2:  Attend an information session: 

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1pm
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 5pm 
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 1pm
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 5pm 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 1pm 
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 5pm
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 1pm 
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 5pm

There is no need to register in advance, simply click on the link to attend at the date/time you choose. 

Step 3:  Meet with the Volunteer Coordinator to discuss your interests and the needs of the hospital (this is arranged after attending the information session)

Step 4: 

  • Provide a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) (for adults 19+ onl
  • Submit a completed ‘Health Requirements Form’.  We will supply you with the form at the time of your meeting with the Volunteer Coordinator. You will be asked to provide proof you have immunity to
    • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR),
    • Varicella,
    • Completed COVID-19 (double dose + 14 days). 
    • Test proving you are negative for tuberculosis (TB)
  • We will contact your references who can speak to your character and skills

Once complete, we will place you into a role and provide you with training and support to be successful.    

Apply Online

Please apply online before you register for an information session. Thank you.

Volunteer Resources
905-632-3737 ext. 1314 Icon to access the volunteer application
volunteering@josephbranthospital.ca  

Health Screening

Health screening must be completed before starting a placement in the hospital. This includes:

  • A two-step TB test (completed at your physicians office)
  • Blood work to confirm immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (chicken pox) or last two dates when boosters were administered. 
  • 2 doses + 14 days COVID-19 vaccine

Completion of the health screening may require 4 or more visits to your family physician. 

About the COVID-19 vaccine

Volunteers are included in Directive #6 and are recognized as health care workers.  As such, all volunteers at Joseph Brant Hospital must show proof of double vaccination (plus 14 days). There are no exceptions to this mandate.  

Parking

Parking is free for volunteers while on shift. Free parking is available in the parking garage on levels 3 & 4. 

Contact 

For more information or questions,  please contact:

Carolann Badger,
Coordinator, Volunteer Resources
T: 905-632-3737 Ext. 1314

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