In just a few steps, you’ll be volunteering
Simply apply online. The detailed application form will be emailed immediately after.
A suitable time will be arranged for us to get to you know you at our office. You will need to bring four identity documents with you to confirm your identity (a list of acceptable documents will be provided). You will be required to sign authorisation documentation for us to;
1. Conduct an Australian National Police Check at no cost to you if applicable.
2. Obtain a Blue Card on your behalf if you do not already have one, at no cost to you if applicable. If you have a current Blue Card, please bring this along.
- Reference Check
We will contact the people that you have nominated as referees via phone. As a courtesy please advise them that we will be in contact with them.
- Ipswich Hospital Foundation Induction
Here you will complete any remaining paperwork and receive your Volunteer Agreement, Position Description and Volunteers Handbook. If applicable, you will also receive a uniform, name badge and ID.
- Start Volunteering
Once the above steps have been satisfied, the Volunteer Coordinator will arrange a start date with you based on your availability for rosters.
If volunteering at the hospital, these additional requirements must be met before volunteering.
The vaccine preventable diseases evidence certification form will be provided to you at your interview. Volunteers are required to be vaccinated for the vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) of measles, mumps, rubella, varicella and pertussis. This form will need to be completed by your medical practitioner and be provided to us prior to commencing volunteering.
All Volunteers at the hospital will be required to attend a compulsory 3 hour Orientation Training at the Ipswich Hospital. These are held monthly, and you will be required to attend the next available session.
WMHS online training / general evacuation training
All Volunteers at the hospital will be required to undertake online training which can be done at the office or at home and attend General Evacuation Training at the hospital.