Volunteer at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital or Dufferin Place

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) is an is an acute care facility that provides emergency/trauma services, general surgery, medical treatment, rehabilitation, and geriatric services to people in Nanaimo and the surrounding areas.

Learn more about the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital on our facility page.

Dufferin Place is a long-term care home located on the same property as Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. Learn more about Dufferin Place on our facility page.

How to Apply

Please note that in the Nanaimo region, the majority of volunteer opportunities are available weekdays between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. We unfortunately have very limited options evenings and weekends at this time. 

Apply to the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital or Dufferin Place.

Step Up Youth Program

Youth ages 15-18 that are attending school full-time are encouraged to participate in the annual Step Up Youth Program. The program runs each year between September and April. 

Applications open each spring. Please visit the Step Up Youth Program page for more information.

Still have questions?

If you have unanswered questions please contact volunteer@islandhealth.ca.

If you are applying to volunteer for the first time, please check your junk/spam folder for emails from Island Health Volunteer Resources and Engagement.