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Heather

Heather is an Administration volunteer at Calvary John James Hospital ACT who spends her time either at our Front Reception or in the Maternity Ward helping patients and family members.  Heather has a wicked sense of humour and brings a smile to all who come in contact with her, enjoying

Howard

Howard is a Eucharist volunteer, offering a communion service for patients on request.  Howard has been with us at Calvary John James Hospital ACT since 2017, meeting patients “where they are at” and with humility.  Thank you Howard for ‘being for others’ and providing our patients with a beautiful moment

Amelia

Amelia has been a volunteer at Calvary John James Hospital ACT since March 2018. She was previously a volunteer in Singapore assisting students at university.  She brings with her a quiet and steady demeanour and is a highly valued member of our team in Medical Records where she volunteers at

Josie – Inspiring us for 40 years

Josie is an inspiration for us. Josie is a founding member of the ACT Calvary Public Hospital Bruce Auxiliary, who have raised more than $1,000,000 to support patient care  and are this year celebrating their 40th year. The Auxiliary was established when the Hospital opened in 1975. Today the Auxiliary

Des – Volunteer transport

I have been volunteering every Monday and Tuesday with Calvary for 17 years and enjoy it so much, I would volunteer everyday if I could.  I have the pleasure of meeting so many different people – volunteers, patients and staff. Part of my role is transporting patients to appointments and

Ray and Brandi

Our patient Ray was delighted to receive a visit from Brandi during her first day as a new pet therapy volunteer. Dogs have always been part of Ray’s life, and after being in hospital for a week, he was overjoyed to spend some time with another furry friend. Brandi now

Bob – Just do it!

I have been a volunteer at Calvary North Adelaide Hospital since June 2004. My main aim is to help the nurses on St Catherine’s ward get on with their main job of looking after the patients, which they do brilliantly. So I help out by checking patient supplies and restocking

Hiacinta and Jean – Hearts in the chapel

Hiacinta, one of our Mission Volunteers, takes so much pride and care in her role in the Chapel at Calvary North Adelaide Hospital. Hiacinta comes in once a week to help set up the chapel for mass. “Hiacinta is a beautiful expression of humility in the work she does in