At Peterborough Regional Health Centre volunteers are an integral part of our healthcare team. Whether working directly or indirectly with patients and their families, volunteers support our staff in providing care and improve the overall hospital experience. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see a list of volunteer opportunities available.

We are currently looking for individuals to share their time and provide compassionate service to help improve the patient and family experience.  If you’ve ever considered volunteering at the hospital, the time is now.

Learn more by watching the video below.

The volunteer program at PRHC is always looking for post-secondary students interested in volunteering at the Health Centre over their summer break. Please email volunteers@prhc.on.ca to learn more.

Please note, we are currently at capacity for high school volunteers. To add your name to our waitlist, email volunteers@prhc.on.ca.

Volunteer Opportunities Available

  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)
  • Palliative Care
  • Peers Fostering Hope
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Cancer Care
  • Diagnostic Imaging – Wayfinding
  • Dialysis
  • Genetics Program
  • Medical Outpatient (MOP) – Wound Clinic
  • Surgical Outpatient (SOP) – Cataracts
  • Surgical Outpatient (SOP) – Patient Liaison
  • Surgical Outpatient (SOP) – Pre-Operation (Pre-op)
  • Transplant Ambassador Program
  • Women & Children

Consists of two roles: Information Desk and Wayfinding; welcoming patients in person and over the phone; providing information on hospital services and directions to various departments; escorting patients to various departments.

Assisting patients, visitors and staff with purchases and helping with stocking shelves.

  • Making COVID-19 testing kits
  • Foundation
  • Mail
  • Pet Therapy
  • Post-discharge data entry
  • Post-discharge phone calls
  • Portering
  • Print Shop
  • Wellness