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Junior Volunteer Program

3 participants of the Junior Volunteer ProgramJunior Volunteers are people like you!

Junior volunteers are young people, aged 16 to 19, who have a passion for patient care. They range from grade 10 high school students to second year university students. Junior volunteers devote themselves to a two hour shift per week and optional special projects, under the direction of a supervisor.

Photo: Participants in the 2010-11 Junior Volunteer Program. L-R Matthew Church, Coordinator of Junior Volunteers; Dara Campbell, Volunteer; Regan McMillan, Volunteer. Photo by Jonas Gagnon, PG Free Press.

What do Junior Volunteers do?

  • Visit patients
  • Read to children
  • Change water jugs
  • Play instruments and sing for Jubilee Lodge residents
  • Set up meal trays
  • ...and much, much more!

What do Junior Volunteers gain?

  • The Junior Volunteer program will give you many opportunities for learning and personal growth as you fulfill meaningful tasks in the hospital setting.
  • You will gain a positive component for your resume and may be eligible for future reference letters.
  • The Junior Volunteer program will provide the experience you may need for future health care professions.
  • The Junior Volunteer program will give insight into and knowledge about health care careers.
     

How do you join?

The online application process for the 2017-18 season begins 1 May 2017.

  • Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2017 in Prince George
  • Applications will be accepted until September 8, 2017 in Quesnel
  • Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2017 in Terrace

We encourage earlier applications; this is a factor in the selection process. Interviews are conducted from May until September.

     
 

Join Now!

Prince George Volunteers

  • The mandatory training day will be Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 in Prince George. 

You cannot participate in the program unless you complete the mandatory training.

For more information regarding the Prince George program, please contact:
Junior.Volunteers@northernhealth.ca

For more information regarding volunteer opportunities in your local hospital, please call your local hospital switchboard, found by clicking on your community name.

Quesnel Volunteers

  • The mandatory training day is TBC in Quesnel.

You cannot participate in the program unless you complete the mandatory training.

  • Fill out the electronic application form.
  • Print the reference request form, and following the instructions, bring the completed reference form to your interview.
  • Applications will be accepted until end of day on September 8th, 2017 with interviews being conducted in mid to late September.

For more information regarding the Quesnel program, please contact:
JuniorVolunteersQuesnel@northernhealth.ca

Terrace Volunteers

  • The mandatory training day is TBC for Terrace. 

You cannot participate in the program unless you complete the mandatory training.

For more information regarding the Terrace program, please contact:
Emily.Botelho@northernhealth.ca

For more information regarding volunteer opportunities in your local hospital, please call your local hospital switchboard, found by clicking on your community name.