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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 - CLOSED
  • Applications will be accepted until September 22nd, 2017 in Quesnel - CLOSED
  • Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2017 in Terrace - CLOSED

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.

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 Friday, October 20th, 2017 in Quesnel.

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

Terrace Volunteers

  • The mandatory training day will be Tuesday, September 5th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm, 2017 at Mills Memorial Hospital (in the Education Room) - Terrace.

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.