You Can Make a Difference!

Becoming a volunteer at Renfrew Victoria Hospital offers exciting opportunities and rewarding experiences. We always need volunteers who are energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated, and want to make a positive contribution.

Whether the volunteer role involves direct or indirect interaction with patients and their families, you will help to improve the quality of care and overall hospital experience.

There are many ways to share your time and talents, and a variety of volunteer programs and positions to suit your interests and your schedule.


Hospital volunteers are heroes! From entertaining inpatients with music to facilitating pet therapy, making quilts, or greeting and giving directions, everyone has the ability to enhance comfort and care for our patients and support the professional staff at RVH.

Opportunities include:  RVH Auxiliary, Meals on Wheels, Palliative Care, Hospital Ambassadors, Look Good Feel Better, Recreation, Gift Shop, Foundation, Community Volunteers, Knitters/Quilters.

Contact:  Roxanne Nolan, 613-432-4851 ext. 227 or email nolanr@renfrewhosp.com


Auxiliary volunteers can be found daily in the hospital gift shop, working at the clinics and in continuing care, delivering meals-on-wheels, etc. They also organize fundraising activities such as bake sales and home tours in the community. Their contributions are priceless!

Contact:  Janie Bilson, Auxiliary President, 613-281-6703 / wannamakerbilson@gmail.com or Darlene Wise, Gift Shop Manager, 613-570-8763.  The Gift Shop phone number is 613-433-8534 or email rvhgiftshop@gmail.com. 


Experience, knowledge, skills……everybody has something significant to contribute! We welcome active members of our community who are interested in health-related issues and projects, and have a variety of skills and experience.  To complete an application to serve on the RVH Board of Directors, please contact Erin Rennick, 613-432-4851 ext. 260 or email rennicke@renfrewhosp.com


Leaders, collaborators and advocates, members of the RVH Foundation Board support the mission, vision and values of the hospital. All that’s required is a commitment to helping RVH make a difference in the lives of local residents by supporting innovation in equipment, facilities and programs. For more information on the RVH Foundation, contact:  Patti Dillabough, 613-432-4851 ext. 263 or email dillaboughp@renfrewhosp.com


  • “It’s a great way to give back to our community.”
  • “We all need the hospital at some point in our life, and it feels good to support it.”
  • “The care of patients is very important to me.”
  • “It’s a way to keep involved with the new and upcoming changes for patients and family members and help in any way I can. A small way to give back.”