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Volunteer Requirements

As a professional volunteer service, it will come as no surprise that we have some very clear requirements to ensure our volunteers are top-notch.

To be eligible to become a Volunteer at Barwon Health, all volunteers must meet the below criteria:

  • Be aged 18 years or over
  • Able to commit to a minimum of 12 months volunteer support
  • Be willing to obtain a Police Check with no criminal history of violence, drug offences, sex offences and if requested complete or provide a Working with Children’s Check and/ or NDIS Workers Screening Check.
  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (three doses) and flu vaccination (annually) – and be willing to provide evidence when requested.
  • Complete relevant orientation and mandatory training
  • Attend ongoing information and education sessions
  • Sign and agree to our Confidentiality Agreement/Code of Conduct/Information and Security Agreement
  • Volunteer according to the Barwon Health values of Respect, Compassion, Accountability, Commitment and  Innovation
  • Keep us updated with any changes in availability or contact details.

Last Modified: Wednesday, 17 May 2023