The hospital receives a great amount of support from the community through the many volunteers who donate their time
and energy to increasing the quality of living for the residents.
Volunteer Programs include:
Come and practice your musical instrument, your singing or dancing skills. Our residents make a great audience.
Come and share some special time with a resident. A social link with the local community can make such a difference to our residents. Come and play cards, read a book, write a letter or just have a friendly chat.
Shop - Sales
If you like working in retail, volunteers are needed in the gift shop which is open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 7 days/week.
Inservice training by the Dietician is given to all volunteers. Nursing staff direct volunteers to assist those residents who are able to eat safely.
Some residents may need an escort to an appointment on the HandyDART bus. You can also go with them on the MSM bus trips or take a resident for an outing in their wheelchair.
Provide emotional support and practical assistance as well as be a caring listener, to residents and their families.
What volunteers can expect from Mount St. Mary Hospital
An orientation and ongoing support will be provided.
Your contribution will be appreciated and meaningful.
You can upgrade and develop new skills.
You will support your own community.
You will get personal satisfaction.
You will meet new people.
Pastoral Care & Volunteer Services: Anne McCaffrey