Volunteer at Victoria General Hospital

The Victoria General Hospital (VGH) is an acute care facility that provides emergency/trauma services, general surgery, medical treatment, rehabilitation, geriatrics and pediatric services to people in the South Region of Vancouver Island. VGH is located just off the Trans-Canada Highway at Helmcken Road in the View Royal Municipality of Greater Victoria.

Learn more about The Victoria General Hospital on our facility page.

Volunteer Opportunities

*Please note that our next round of volunteer intake will be early January 2018 and again in early March 2018

Infant Hugging Programing:

 At this time we are not accepting new candidates for the Infant Hugging Programming. Please note that volunteers for this program are generally selected from our pool of “internal candidates”, that is, volunteers who have already been volunteering at Island Health and demonstrated exceptional volunteerism.

P.A.R.T.Y. Program volunteers needed:

Be a part of the growing community effort to reduce death and injury in youth.  VGH currently needs volunteers in this program who are available 1-4 times per month on Thursdays from approximately 9AM – 1PM from late September through to June. Learn more here: www.viha.ca/trauma/party

Other volunteer opportunities:

How to Apply

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

Complete the Victoria General Hospital Application (PDF), the First Contact and Consent Form (PDF) AND two of the VGH Reference Forms (PDF) and submit ALL OF THESE DOCUMENTS by one of the following options:

Email: Charmaine.Niebergall@viha.ca

Print and mail to: 
Victoria General Hospital
1 Hospital Way
Victoria, BC
V8Z 6R5