Volunteers

Overview of Volunteering at MDH

Contact:

Volunteer Coordinator                                                                                            Phone: (03) 5775 8800 ext. 8726                                                                        Email: jodie.bell@mdh.org.au                                                                    Wednesday and Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm

 

Mansfield District Hospital volunteers compliment the quality of health care provided by our staff. Their commitment, assistance and invaluable contribution, supports us to deliver “Great Care” – consistently and every time, to patients, residents, their families, visitors and the community within our hospital.

Our volunteers are valued members of the MDH team, we provide a training and orientation program for enrolled volunteers and staff work closely with them to ensure their volunteering experience is supported, interesting and enriching.

Volunteering with MDH can provide you with:

  • an opportunity to give back to and be a part of our diverse community
  • social interaction and friendships with other volunteers and staff
  • knowledge that each time you volunteer you are helping others
  • a sense of purpose and meaning
  • an opportunity to learn new skills and enhance personal growth and development

To become a registered MDH volunteer, you must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undergo a National Police Check (paid for by MDH)
  • Complete a Statutory Declaration
  • Complete a Working with Children Check (volunteer)
  • Complete relevant induction and orientation training prior to commencement
  • Sign and agree to our Confidentiality Agreement / Volunteer Agreement and Volunteer Position Description
  • Complete ongoing training and education sessions as required
  • Adhere to MDH’s Code of Conduct, Information Privacy / Confidentiality and Volunteer policy
  • Provide two reference checks
  • Be committed to MDH’s values – delivering “Great Care @ MDH”
  • Be kind, caring, enthusiastic and have a positive approach
  • Keep us updated with any changes in availability or contact details

 

How to apply for a volunteer role:

There are a broad range of volunteering opportunities in many areas of Mansfield District Hospital. To see what is currently available and if you are interested in applying for one of our volunteer opportunities, please click the link below:

Link to range of volunteering opportunities and Expression of Interest for Volunteer role

 

For further information or if you require assistance with any aspect of your application, please contact the volunteer coordinator on the number above.

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