Volunteer at Saanich Peninsula Hospital

The Saanich Peninsula Hospital is located 20 kilometres north of Victoria on 23 acres of land. This community hospital offers a wide range of outpatient services to people living on the Saanich Peninsula, including: Emergency, Day Surgery, Laboratory, Imaging, CT Diagnostics, Physiotherapy, and Nutrition Services.

In addition, the hospital provides in-patient Surgical Services in our Acute Care Unit and long-term care for the elderly in our Extended Care Unit. The hospital also has a 10-bed palliative care unit.

Learn more about The Saanich Peninsula Hospital on our facility page.

How to Apply

Follow the steps to become a volunteer to learn more about volunteering with us.

To complete a volunteer application, please contact Yasmin Ramupri, Manager of Volunteer Resources.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Guiding Star Program: If you enjoy talking to people, giving directions and helping people find their way. Lots of flexibility and variety.

Meal Time Hosts/Greeters: Enhancing the dining experience of our residents in the Extended Care Units by portering, greeting and socializing with residents at meal times. This will include opening containers, refilling beverages, and pouring tea and coffee. Meal times are supervised by nursing staff.

Emergency Room Assistance:
Providing assistance and support to patients admitted to the Emergency and their family members. Previous hospital volunteers experience helpful but not necessary. Departmental orientation and mentoring shifts are provided. **Volunteers must be 19 years of age

Recreation and Social Programs in Extended Care:
Assist Staff with social and recreational activities such as gardening, carpet bowling, special events, or other activities.

Medical Imaging: Accompany patients from reception to change areas and exam rooms and assist in changing if needed. Keep cubicle and waiting area tidy. Keep patients moving smoothly through the exam process.