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Volunteering at Redland Hospital Network

The Redland Hospital Network Volunteer Services Programs includes: Redland Hospital, Wynnum Health Service, Marie Rose Centre (Dunwich) Casuarina Lodge (Wynnum) for patients with acquired Brain Injuries and Bayside Community Care Unit-Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services.

In the 2012-2013 financial year at the Redland Hospital, there were:

  • 52,638 emergency attendances
  • 2,072 births
  • 25,211 inpatient discharges
  • 197,780 outpatient occasions of service

Volunteer roles

Auxiliary

The Redland Hospital Auxiliary Incorporated runs the Koala Kiosk which is open 7 days a week, 363 days a year with 2 shifts of volunteers each day.

Weekends are usually done in one shift. The Auxiliary fund raises a significant amount of money each year to provide the Redland Hospital with a range of hospital equipment and items for patient comfort.

Benefits of volunteering

Benefits of volunteering at the Redland Hospital Network Volunteer Services Programs:

  • Provide opportunities to meet and make new friends of various ages, skills and abilities.
  • Support and help people in the local community.
  • Work to provide comfort and the well being of patients.
  • Assist staff with designated tasks.
  • Meet and Greet patients, families, staff and students.
  • Opportunities to be involved in Community Engagement across the Redland and Wynnum Health Service District.
  • Volunteers are provided Insurance, identification badges and vests/pinafores and meal vouchers after a four-hour shift.

Applying to volunteer

Michelle Hall is the Volunteer Coordinator and is dedicated to Community Development and supports the volunteers with placement and training. If you have any questions, please call our volunteer coordinator on (07) 3488 3113 or email: michelle.hall3@health.qld.gov.au. Her availability is 8am-12pm, Monday-Friday.

Last updated 2 November 2015
Last reviewed 2 November 2015

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