Becoming a volunteer at SALHN

Becoming a volunteer at Flinders Medical Centre, Noarlunga Hospital or Repat Health Precinct has a number of benefits including:

  • building friendships and networks
  • increasing confidence and achieving self-satisfaction
  • working in a friendly team
  • developing your skills and knowledge
  • being involved in decisions about programs and services
  • being appreciated
  • making a difference

Training

The Volunteer Service for Flinders Medical Centre ensures that our volunteers have the skills needed to work safely and that they are trained in:

  • workplace safety
  • food safety
  • fire safety
  • manual handling
  • barista training
  • cash register training
  • customer service training

Ensuring a rewarding experience

Volunteering with us can be a rewarding experience. We support you in all aspects of your time with us. It is important to recognise, applaud and value the contribution made by volunteers to the Volunteer Service.

  • Service awards are one way of doing this
  • Enjoy a complimentary coffee on us
  • Join us at our annual Christmas Party
  • Participate in National Volunteer Week
  • Special morning teas with fellow volunteers
  • Complimentary volunteer service t-shirt to wear on duty

How to become a volunteer

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, you will need to book into an information session. At this session, we will take you on a tour of some of the areas and provide you with all the information you need to know about volunteering with our service including an application form. We will also discuss the requirement to undergo a National Police Check.

Please note: you will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide a vaccination certificate in order to volunteer in any hospital setting.

Contact either estelle.twigden@fmcvol.org or megan.hirst@fmcvol.org to book in for an information session, or call (08) 8204 3009.