Apply to be a volunteer

What to expect when you apply to become a Riverview Health Centre volunteer

Step 1 – Applying

Applying to volunteer is much like applying for a job. We take many factors into consideration before accepting volunteers to assist with Riverview Health Centre programs. Because we take our responsibility for clients/patients seriously, we screen all applicants thoroughly. Completing your application as thoroughly as possible will help us assess your suitability for volunteering in a health care environment.

Please note only selected applicants will be contacted; it often takes up to 8 weeks before we contact selected applicants. If you have listed an email address, this is how we will try to reach you.

If you are under 18 years of age, you must complete the Volunteer Application Form as well as the Parent/Guardian consent form. This application form and consent can be found online.

Step 2 – The Interview

Once our office receives your application, a Volunteer Services staff member will call you to arrange a date and time for an interview and will ask you to submit three (3) references at the time of the interview.

The interview is an opportunity for us to find out more about you and for you to ask questions you may have about volunteering for Riverview Health Centre. We will discuss placements based on your interests and our program needs.We will also discuss expectations of volunteers and the importance of confidentiality.

Step 3 – Screening

After your interview, a Volunteer Services staff member will contact your references.

Step 4 – The Offer

If a successful match is made between your skills and abilities and an available position, Volunteer Services staff will offer you a volunteer placement. If you decide to accept the offer, a start date will be determined.

If you are a student getting credit hours for your volunteering, it is your responsibility to track your hours to ensure you are meeting your school’s requirements.

Step 5 – Training & Orientation

On your first day, Volunteer Services staff will provide you with a volunteer identification badge and a general orientation to the office/site where you will be volunteering. You will then receive specific training for your volunteer position. You are now ready to begin volunteering!

Apply now!

To begin the volunteer induction process, please click on one of the appropriate links below:

I am under 18 years of age and I want to apply as a volunteer

As you are under the age of 18, parent/guardian consent is required to volunteer and for the storage of personal information.

Email / Mail / Fax

Riverview Health Centre Volunteer Services
PE112-1 Morley Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3L 2P4
Fax: 204-478-6122
volunteer@rhc.mb.ca

I am 18 years of age or older and want to apply as a volunteer

As you are 18 years of age or older, please apply using one of the methods identified below.

Online

In order to proceed with the online application form, you must agree to the following disclaimer:

All information on this Volunteer Application Form whether submitted online or in paper directly to Riverview Health Centre will be entered to a website owned by Volgistics, Inc. and not Riverview Health Centre or the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA).   Volgistics is a third party contracted to manage and store all information on volunteers collected by Riverview Health Centre Volunteer Services, including, but not limited to: this application, personal information, volunteer assignments, service hours, awards, etc.  Volgistics currently stores this information on servers located outside of Canada; this information will be subject to the laws of the country where it is kept.

Riverview Health Centre and the WRHA are not responsible for any lost or misdirected data or for any delays while data is being sent to or stored on the Volgistics website.  Information about Volgistics’ Security Features, Privacy Policies and Terms of Use can be found on its website at www.volgistics.com.

I agree with the above disclaimer.


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Mail / Fax

Riverview Health Centre Volunteer Services
PE112-1 Morley Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3L 2P4
Fax: (204)478-6122