Effective June 11 at 10 a.m., patients admitted to #RVH will be allowed one visitor, once a week, for one hour during specific, pre-booked times. Click here for visitor information.

*In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all volunteer services and all volunteer recruitment have been suspended. Volunteer applications will still be accepted for future consideration. Please refer back to the Volunteer Resources webpage for ongoing updates.

The Volunteer Resources Department in an integral partner in RVH’s patient-centered MY CARE philosophy. Over 677 volunteers provide over 85,500 hours in dedicated time in various capacities in our health centre. Our focus is to ensure our volunteers positively affect the patient experience, that they have purposeful work and feel like they make a difference in our health centre and in our community. Results from the recent Volunteer Opinion Survey conducted by the Professional Administrators of Volunteer Resources of Ontario show that 98 per cent of volunteers would recommend RVH as a great place to volunteer.

Contact Us

Phone: 705-739-5650

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Email: Volunteer@rvh.on.ca

Why join the blue brigade?

There are many benefits of volunteering. Volunteers have direct and indirect interaction with our patients and their families, contributing to the overall patient experience at RVH. Joining the Blue Brigade is self-fulfilling, and a way to give back to your community.