Volunteer at Royal Jubilee Hospital

About Royal Jubilee Hospital

Royal Jubilee Hospital (RJH) is an acute care facility that provides emergency/trauma services, general surgery, medical treatment, rehabilitation, and geriatric services to people in the South Region of Vancouver Island.

Learn more about the Royal Jubilee Hospital on our facility page.

How to Apply

Adults (18/19+):
Applications for programs are accepted year-round. Please fill out your application and submit it to start the application process.

Step Up Youth Program Details:

  • Applications for the Step Up Youth Program  are now accepted year-round.
  • The next program will start in September 2019 and we are now accepting applications until June 30, 2019
  • Any Youth Applications received after June 30th will be held for the school year starting in September 2020.
  • Interviews will take place at Royal Jubilee Hospital (RJH) on July 9, 10, 11, and 25, 2019.
  • The Step Up Youth Program runs from September to April and follows the school calendar. (Program ends on the second Sunday of April each year)
  • There will be an in-service training day on August 22, 2019 at RJH.
  • At RJH almost all youth volunteers aged 14-18 are enrolled in the RJH Step Up Youth Program. There are other opportunities for youth outside of the Step Up Youth program at other sites on the South Island. Please see opportunities at other sites too.
  • Volunteers dedicate their time to one volunteer shift per week from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekdays, or from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekends
  • Shifts are done in teams, with an adult volunteer, called a Youth Advisor as a leader

General Information on the Step Up Youth Program can be found here:



To learn more about volunteering with us follow these steps:

  1. Read how to become a volunteer
  2. Learn more about RJH Volunteer Opportunities or the RJH Step Up Volunteer Opportunities 
  3. Complete the RJH Volunteer Application Package or the Step Up Youth Program RJH Application and submit by one of the following options:

Send completed applications to

Email RJHVolunteerIntake@VIHA.CA
Print and mail to Royal Jubilee Hospital
1952 Bay St
Victoria, B.C.
V8R 1J6
Volunteer Resources Department
Royal Block Room 453A
Attention: RJH Volunteer Intake Team

Still have questions?

If you have unanswered questions please contact

Ciara Stewart

Manager, Volunteer Resources, Royal Jubilee Hospital

Email ciara.stewart@viha.ca
Phone 250-370-8407