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Position #: 2203
OrganizationRoyal Jubilee Hospital - Volunteer Resources (VIHA)
Position: Surgical Ophthalmology - Day Clinic
Location: 1952 Bay Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: Created from the shared core beliefs of our staff, physicians, volunteers, and Board of Directors, Island Health's vision, purpose and values are the guiding principles we use to provide the highest quality health care services to the populations we serve.
Our Vision
Excellent health and care for everyone, everywhere, every time.

Our Purpose
To provide superior health care through innovation, teaching and research and a commitment to quality and safety—creating healthier, stronger communities and a better quality of life for those we touch.

Our Values
C.A.R.E. guides everything we do:

Courage: To do the right thing—to change, innovate and grow.

Aspire: To the highest degree of quality and safety.

Respect:To value each individual and bring trust to every relationship.

Empathy:To give the kind of care we would want for our loved ones
Description: Volunteers support pre and post surgery by waiting with them, to help alleviate anxiety before surgery; post-surgery and once discharged- serve juice and cookies and escort them down to the Discharge Lounge for pickup.
Training Details: 8hours Online training. Assignment guide manual: specific program manual.
New volunteers are assigned a mentor, who is usually the volunteer team leader or an experienced volunteer. The 2 will meet with the Manager of Volunteer Resources for initial training. Further training with mentor volunteer are available if required.
Working Conditions: Volunteers are encouraged to have a 4hrs shift on weekdays,
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: 2days per week for a minimum of 60hours over 6months.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.viha.ca/Volunteer_resources/opportunities/volunteer_rjh.html
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Ciara Stewart
Phone: 250-370-8407
Address: 1952 Bay Street, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Royal Block, 453A Victoria, V8R 1J8
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