Prospective volunteers must attend an Information Session prior to applying to become a volunteer at The Royal Children's Hospital. These sessions are provided so that prospective volunteers have a clear understanding of what they are applying for and the required commitment.
The Volunteer Information Sessions are held at The Royal Children's Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville in the Ella Latham Auditorium on the ground floor. As you enter the main entrance in Flemington Road, turn sharp left and you will be at the Ella Latham Auditorium.
We have had an excellent response to our April/May Information Sessions and are currently working through applicatons. Please keep checking the website which will be updated as soon scheduled dates for Information Sessions.
The minimum requirements for After Hours Volunteer applicants are:
Volunteering at RCH covers a wide variety of activities in many departments, not all of which involves contact with our patients. Volunteer activities may include:
We encourage a change of roles about every 2-3 years if there are vacancies.
Our volunteers are highly valued. Each year we acknowledge this at our Volunteer Recognition Day. We also provide:
Volunteering can make you a more competitive applicant but there is no guarantee that it will get you a job.
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Telephone +61 3 9345 5522
50 Flemington Road Parkville
Victoria 3052 Australia