Volunteer for BC Women's Hospital Foundation

BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre Foundation would not be able to run the many programs, services, events and fundraising efforts without the generous help of many committed volunteers.

If you are interested in volunteering with the Foundation, please take a look at our current opportunities, fill out our volunteer application form below, and one of our Foundation staff will be in touch with you shortly.

CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Administrative Volunteer Positions

Post-Partum Package Volunteers

DATE: Reccuring monthly on the last week of the month. 2 hours, any time between 9AM – 4PM

LOCATION: BC Women’s Hospital Foundation, D310-4500 Oak Street

DESCRIPTION:

With over 7,000 babies born at BC Women’s each year, we ensure each new mother leaves our hospital with a Post-Partum Package. This package includes information pertaining to their health, and the health of their baby. 

We are seeking four (4) volunteers to assist for two hours each with putting together these informational packages. There is flexibility in the timing, and you are welcome to notify us in advance of when you are able to be of assistance. We will provide proof of hours in the form of a Volunteer Reference Letter.

Vendors Market Recruitment Volunteers

DATE: Recurring, 2 hours, any time between 9AM – 4PM

LOCATION: BC Women’s Hospital Foundation, D310-4500 Oak Street

DESCRIPTION:

What is the Vendor Market?

The Vendor Market is offered to showcase a variety of products from local vendors, artisans, and small business owners. The BC Women’s Vendor table is located in the Shaughnessy Cafeteria, on the first floor of BC Women’s hospital – 4500 Oak Street. Over 7,000 patients, staff members, nurses, and doctors have the opportunity to shop for a gift, a special occasion, or just for the fun of it.

Read more about the Vendor Market here.

What types of volunteers are we looking for?

We are seeking volunteers to assist with recruitment of new vendors. The ideal volunteer has an awareness and interest in artisans and small businesses in Vancouver. There is flexibility in the timing, and you are welcome to notify us in advance of when you are able to be of assistance. We will provide proof of hours in the form of a Volunteer Reference Letter.

 

Event Volunteer Positions

Illuminations 2017 Volunteers

DATE: Thursday, January 26, 2017

LOCATION: Four Seasons Hotel, Downtown Vancouver

VOLUNTEER DEADLINE: Friday, December 23, 2016

DESCRIPTION:

The annual Illuminations fundraising luncheon raises money to meet the needs of the more than 68,000 patients who receive care at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre each year. For more than 80 years, BC Women’s has been a leader in providing specialized women’s healthcare, advocating for women’s needs, training future doctors and leading ground-breaking research to find the answers to challenging women’s health issues.

Read more about the event here.

Additional Upcoming Event Opportunities

GLOW Gala 2017

Air Canada Birdies for Babies 2017

 

Apply to be a volunteer:

1. Please fill out our Volunteer Application Form and attach a copy of your resume.

2. Email them to Catherine Hodgson, Community + Events Assistant,

If the opportunities listed above do not suit your interests, we would love to keep your name on file. Please fill out our Volunteer Application Form and indicate you are interested in future opportunities. 

Thank you for your interest in joining our volunteer team. We look forward to meeting you!