Volunteer Services

Algoma Public Health

Volunteer Services

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Volunteers are an important part of this dedicated team working towards better health.  At APH, volunteer opportunities vary by time of year, type of event and situational needs. 

 

There are great reasons to volunteer at APH:

 

  • New challenges and experiences;
  • Develop and improve skills;
  • Understand more about public health in our communities.

 

APH is currently looking for volunteers to support:

Immunization Clinics

 

  • Act as a clinic greeter/screener and assist clients through clinic process
  • Must be able to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Good customer service skills
  • Proficiency in the use of computers will be considered an asset

Other Volunteer Duties

 

  • Help assemble kits and resources for distribution
  • Good customer service skills
  • Manual dexterity and the ability to perform repetitive tasks for a period of time
  • Assisting with various health promotions and health protection special events and projects;

 

A current Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) with satisfactory clearance is a condition of becoming a volunteer at APH and we will cover the cost of this expense.  To learn more please click here to visit Sault Ste. Marie Police Services website or if residing in other areas of the Algoma District, click here to visit the Ontario Provincial Police website. 

 

NOTE: All Algoma Public Health volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine series, approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization prior to starting.   As a volunteer, you will be required to comply with our mandatory Vaccination Policy that is in effect.   If you were vaccinated in Ontario and require a copy of your receipt, please visit Ontario Health.

 

There is mandatory training for all APH volunteers, conveniently available online.

If you are a motivated and dedicated individual who believes in preventative health and enjoys working in multidisciplinary teams, APH has something for you! 

 

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Algoma Public Health will provide accommodation for volunteers with disabilities, upon request.  

 

Online Application Form