Volunteer Opportunities

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There are a variety of volunteer opportunities in hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centres and community health programs. Volunteers enhance the services and complement the care provided by our professionals. As a volunteer, you enhance personal growth, gain personal satisfaction by helping others, explore a new career, meet new people and learn more about the health care system.

Join us and share your talents, build new skills and help strengthen your community.

Volunteer Bursary Program

The bursary program is offered to existing active volunteers at Fraser Health, who plan to attend any Canadian post-secondary or training institution. This bursary program is in recognition of volunteer work performed within Fraser Health sites and communities.

Explore the opportunities

Many of our volunteer openings are posted on the GoVolunteer website. More information on volunteer opportunities within Fraser Health are available at the links below:

Hospital foundations

Volunteer with one of our hospital foundations.  Visit our Hospitals pages for a link to our foundations' websites.

Patient Advisor

A patient advisor is a patient or family member who provides input to influence Fraser Health practices and policies. Patient and family advisors are volunteers who dedicate their time and expertise to help make the health care experience better for others. 

There is opportunity to influence the planning, delivery and evaluation of health care in Fraser Health. There are a variety of ways to provide your perspective. We want to hear from you!

You can participate at the level that you feel comfortable as there are a variety of ways to share your perspective. Your role and responsibilities will vary depending on the level of engagement you choose and the project or initiative you are working on. Here are some of the ongoing opportunities to be involved as an advisor across Fraser Health:

  • Committees (regional and hospital advisory committees.)
  • Focus groups
  • Story telling
  • Education
  • Policy development and review 
  • Workshops/conference planning
  • Document reviews 
  • Quality improvement 
  • Program development 

We recruit patient advisors through a variety of ways including, the Patient Voices Network, a community of patients, families, caregivers, and friends who collaborate with health care providers to bring change and improvement to the health care system.

To learn more about how you can use your own experience to help improve the health care system, visit the Patient Voices Network website.

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