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Logan Hospital welcomes all contributions from our volunteers. As a major health centre for our region, we care for hundreds of thousands of patients each year and have one of the busiest emergency departments in the state.
There are a range of volunteering roles at Logan Hospital through our valued partner organisations.
The Logan Hospital Auxiliary is a dedicated group of volunteers who provide:
The Red Cross volunteers provide an equipment hire service to Logan Hospital patients.
Equipment available for hire includes wheelchairs, crutches, walking frames, over toilet seat frames, etc. Patients pay a hire fee for each item and a deposit, which is fully refundable upon return of the equipment.
The Red Cross Equipment Hire can be contacted on 3299 9582.
Radio Lollipop is an international children’s charity and provides care, comfort, play and entertainment to sick children and their families in hospital. It operates an in-house radio station and involves the children in fun play activities throughout the wards.
Radio Lollipop’s volunteers are conscientious, reliable and make a weekly commitment to the team. Radio Lollipop works in the Children’s Ward, Tuesdays from 5pm-8pm or Saturday 9am-12 noon.
The Ecumenical Ward Chaplaincy Service provides care for the emotional and spiritual needs of patients, their families and friends, and staff. Chaplains provide a willing ear—someone you can talk to—and their approach is one offered in friendship and with a non-judgemental attitude.
Chaplains are volunteers who are trained as pastoral care providers and who offer their services free of charge. Chaplains are available and in the hospital from Monday to Saturday and can be contacted by pagers 0699 and 0761 or by leaving a message on 3299 8970.
St John Ambulance volunteers provide:
To apply to volunteer at Logan Hospital, contact the volunteer coordinator on 3299 8587.
To be eligible to volunteer you will usually need a Blue Card, be aged over 18 years and available for at least a couple of hours each week.