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Careers / Volunteer/ Ready to Apply?

Ready to Apply?

Currently recruiting for: Adult and post-secondary volunteers with daytime availability during the week & high school students with weekday evening availability.

Summer volunteer positions (April to August) are no longer available. Those applicants available to volunteer into the fall are encouraged to apply.

Step 1 – Ensure you have read through all of the sections on the left hand side and view the Legacy, The Sister of St. Joseph’s of Hamilton below

Step 2 –  Ensure commitment to outlined volunteer expectations:
      -15 years of age, 18 years of age for West 5th campus
     - ability to provide two references 
     - willing to complete the entire application process

Step 3 – Apply Here Please note: only apply to the campus that you wish to volunteer at the most. Please do not submit multiple applications to different campuses

Step 4 – Interview – While we thank all applicants, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by Volunteer Resources. If contacted for an interview, please bring the completed Reference Form to your interview.

Step 5 – Begin to complete initiate Communicable Disease Form and Police Clearance Check (where applicable) *please note that by completion of the application process, does not guarantee placement at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton*

Step 6 – Submit and wait – please submit Communicable Disease Form as a single PDF if you are submitting it through email. Once all paperwork is completed a coordinator will contact you with the next steps.

Step 7 – Attend Volunteer Orientation –The goal of orientation is to help the volunteer feel comfortable in their new role and environment.

Step 8 – Office Orientation – New volunteer will be given a general tour of the hospital, meet new volunteers, receive their security ID badge, purchase uniform and coordinate their start date.

Step 9 – Training – In addition to the Orientations, volunteers may be required to attend specific program training. If applicable volunteers will be informed of this training during their interview.

Step 10 – Start volunteering!