“Make a difference in the world – and have some fun as well”
Interested in volunteering at Calvary?
Volunteer Patient Support and Volunteer Administration Support
(more than one position available)
Become part of Calvary’s highly valued volunteer team! We have a variety of patient support roles available at our Calvary Adelaide, Calvary North Adelaide and Calvary Central Districts hospitals and administration support roles available at Calvary Central Districts Hospital. To apply, please email CHCA-Volunteers@calvarycare.org.au or contact Lauren on 8405 3614 to request an application form.
Volunteering is at the heart of Calvary
We are grateful to the wide range of volunteers who dedicate their time to enhance the care we offer our patients, their families, friends and the community.
Small business owners, tertiary students, home carers, police officers, teachers, managers, engineers, nurses, counsellors and retirees make up our number. Volunteers are matched to services that draw on their diverse range of skills and interests, including:
- Administration support
- Courtesy Car
- Dog Therapy
- Eucharistic Ministry
- Greeters / enquiry desk support
- Library Trolley
- Ward patient support
Volunteers need to be genuinely committed and work within their role description, adhering to strict confidentiality guidelines.
Qualities looked for in a volunteer:
- Reliable and responsible
- Positive approach to life
- Sensitivity and understanding
- Tact and discretion
- Non judgemental
- Sense of humour
- Team player
Volunteers need to be respectful of others values and beliefs.
Once the application and interview process is complete, prospective volunteers attend an orientation program including mandatory fire safety, manual handling and infection control training, and receive an induction into the role they will perform. References, a police check, and a working with children check are required, at no cost to the individual.