The Four-Step Application Process
To become a volunteer at Woodstock Hospital you must first complete the application process. Once the following steps are complete, we will work together on selecting a placement and arrange training for you.
Step 1: Submit the Volunteer Application Package Consisting of
Step 2: Interview
Volunteer Services screens all application packages. An interview will be arranged with the most suitable candidates whom we feel have a good fit within the organization and a placement that will benefit both parties. If there are not If we do not have any vacancies that match your availability, interests and or abilities, you will be notified in writing.
Step 3: Pre-Placement Health Review
A health screening is mandatory for all successful applicants and is required before beginning a placement. Following acceptance, proof of immunizations and a two-step T.B. skin test is required. You will receive a health clearance checklist outlining what is needed.
Please note that the cost of the T.B. test is the responsibility of the applicant. Fees range from approximately $30-$90 depending on where you go for the T.B. test.
Step 4: Vulnerable Sector Screening
A vulnerable sector screening is required by all successful applicants prior to beginning their placement. A valid volunteer sector screening will be accepted up to six months prior to the placement. The cost of such screening is the responsibility of the applicant.
Selected applicants will receive an invitation to attend the next scheduled orientation. Here you will learn about hospital policies, procedures, information about safety and security, infection control, confidentiality and privacy. Training within your role will be scheduled with an experienced volunteer or a staff member after the general orientation, at which time you will also receive your uniform and photo ID badge.
If you have received your quiz package, please click here for the General Orientation Teaching Package.