Donating just a few hours a week can have an immensely positive impact on the lives of the patients, visitors and, of course, you!
The main objective of the Volunteer Services department at Health Sciences North/Horizon Santé Nord (HSN) is to ensure volunteers are afforded the best opportunities to support and enhance the experience of patients, visitors and staff at HSN.
There are several advantages of volunteering with HSN:
Health Sciences North is composed of different sites, all with a variety of volunteer opportunities working with kids, adults and seniors. These sites are:
Our main objective is to ensure that all those coming into HSN have a positive experience. Volunteers are an integral part of the healthcare team and help us achieve our goals in several ways:
Direct Patient Support
Volunteers work one-on-one with patients to provide support and assistance, including:
Patients and visitors of HSN appreciate being greeted by volunteers at HSN entrances in order to provide guidance and information. These volunteers assist with:
Clinical, Surgical and Administrative Support
Volunteers assist HSN staff in certain departments and maintain quality care and comfort for patients. Their roles include:
Volunteers support the day-to-day operations of HSN’s two retail outlets: