Volunteer in the Comox Valley

Island Health has volunteer opportunities at the North Island Hospital Comox Valley, Cumberland Lodge, the Comox Valley Nursing Centre and Comox Valley Health Unit.

How to Apply

  1. Read how to become a volunteer
  2. Complete all these forms:
    1. Volunteer Requirements Screening
    2. Comox Valley Volunteer Application Package
    3. and two of these reference forms 
  3. Submit all of these by email, mail, or in person
Email volunteer@viha.ca

North Island Hospital - Comox Valley campus

Attn: Volunteer Resources & Engagement 

101 Lerwick Road

Courtenay, B.C. V9N 0B9


In person 

North Island Hospital - Comox Valley campus

Volunteer Information Desk inside the main entrance.

Volunteer Opportunities

North Island Hospital Comox Valley is currently recruiting in these programs. 

•    Emergency Department Volunteers – Volunteers provide companionship and support to patients and visitors to the Emergency department.
•    Information Desk Volunteers – Volunteers provide information on hospital services to patients and visitors at the main entrance of the hospital. 
•    Transitional Care Unit Volunteers – Volunteers help facilitate activities for elderly patients that are in the hospital for extended stays or waiting for placement in long term care. 

2020 Interview Schedule: 

Interviews at Comox Valley Hospital are planned for the following dates. Completed application packages are due at least three weeks prior to your interview date. 

January 30, February 27, March 26, April 28, May 27, June 18    

We look forward to meeting you!