Volunteer Services

Supporting & Assisting Patients, Families and Visitors in Our Hospital

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services is committed to the development, implementation, and continuation of quality volunteer programs that support and assist patients, families, and visitors of the hospital. This service also works to ensure that the necessary resources and systems are in place to respond to the needs, motivation, and satisfaction of its volunteers.

Our volunteers play a crucial role in patient satisfaction. They are the friendly faces that assist patients and essential visitors by answering questions, providing directions and offering a helping hand.

For the safety of our patients and staff, our volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Volunteers assist with patient care & administration. They can be seen volunteering throughout the hospital in all areas including:

Hear from our Volunteers

Why do you volunteer at STEGH?

"I help the medical staff by doing the extras while the staff take care of the medical stuff."

"Volunteering gives me a great sense of satisfaction to help someone."

"The people I help are very appreciative and they often have interesting and varied life experiences."

"I volunteer because it’s fun and makes everyone happy."

"I love volunteering and talking to patients. It’s very fulfilling for me, and I hope it helps the patients."

"I volunteer because of the friends I have made and because it is personally gratifying to help others. I am a part of something that makes me proud!"

"Every day that I am in the hospital, I am thankful for my health and the thanks I receive from the patients and families are heartwarming."


Monday to Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Volunteer Services is located on the ground floor of the hospital within the Human Resources office.


Phone: 519-631-2030 Ext. 2353
Fax: 519-631-5798
Email: volunteers@stegh.on.ca