Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are not recruiting volunteers at this time. Please watch this page for updated information.
Volunteers at the Hotel Dieu and Kingston General Hospital sites of Kingston Health Sciences Centre contribute 85,000 hours a year in 80 programs, services, departments and units and help raise close to $750,000 annually toward the purchase of equipment and patient comfort items.
Our volunteer team includes individuals from 16 to 98 years old, as well as therapy dogs through St. John Ambulance. We offer opportunities to suit a variety of interests, skill levels and schedules.
For more information, you can use the menu at right or:
- Click here to learn more about our volunteer roles and expected time commitment
- Click here to learn more about our application process to become a volunteer
- Click here to learn more about our orientation, placement and training process
- Click here to learn more about our resources and benefits available to volunteers
COVID-19: Through the Lens of Volunteer Services (March 2020 to March 2022)
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our volunteers have continued to go above and beyond in their commitment to upholding KHSC values: compassion, respect, partnership, excellence and innovation. From the perspective of Volunteer Services, this document explores the contributions of volunteers to KHSC during the COVID-19 pandemic between March 2020 and March 2022.
National Volunteer Week 2020
Click here to watch a National Volunteer Week greeting from KHSC CEO Dr. Pichora
KHSC Volunteers - A Year in Review (2019)
In 2019, KHSC's patients, families and staff benefited from the contribution of just over 900 volunteers who provided support through conversation, diversion, providing comfort and encouragement, directions, information and raising funds that purchase equipment, comfort items and support redevelopment.
Kingston General Hospital Site - Weekdays 7:30-3:30 - Watkins 2A, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston ON K7L 2V7
Hotel Dieu Hospital Site - Centenary 2, 166 Brock Street, Kingston ON K7L 5G2