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Child and Adolescent Health Service

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Princess Margaret Hospital

PMH Volunteers

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Contact Information

Contact Information

Position President
Phone (08) 9340 8716

If the office is unattended, please leave a message with your name and number. Your call will be returned as soon as possible.

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Community Service/Work Experience

Unfortunately we are not able to offer this to students through PMH Volunteers.

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About the Volunteers

The Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH) volunteers work extremely hard to live up to their motto "Loving and Caring".

There are over 200 dedicated volunteers contributing 7 days a week at PMH.

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Role of the Volunteers

Most PMH volunteers assist in various areas and roles throughout the hospital including:

  • the wards - as a ward friend, helping teachers or activity coordinators
  • the Outpatients Clinic - providing activities for children
  • the Friendship Room - providing support for parents
  • the Kiosk - selling snacks, toys and items parents may require while at PMH. (All funds go to PMH)
  • level 4 tea and coffee room - providing support for parents
  • the Emergency Department - mainly at weekends
  • in Admissions - meeting and greeting patients and their families
  • various occasional clinics - helping hospital staff

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Volunteer Hours

To be a PMH volunteer requires an ongoing commitment. Volunteers are rostered for a specific duty, usually weekly or fortnightly. 

Generally PMH volunteer hours are:

  • 9.00 am - 12.30 pm
  • 1 pm - 4.30 pm
  • 5.00 pm - 9.00 pm

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To Become a Volunteer

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, contact the President (above) to arrange an interview. PMH volunteers are required to:

  • commit to regular rostered times
  • provide information for a police clearance which will be processed by the President after your interview
  • complete a Working with Children Check which will be given to you at the interview*
  • complete a medical form
  • have a blood test
  • sign a confidentiality statement
  • agree to meet the policies and guidelines of the Child and Adolescent health Service (CAHS)

*Note: The Working with Children Checks are valid for three years. If you have a current Working with Children Check, please tell the President to avoid duplication.

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