Volunteer for us

Our team of volunteers provide an invaluable service to patients, visitors and staff at Burnside Hospital.

From escorting patients to their rooms, to helping families find their way around the hospital, assisting with administrative tasks or making sandwiches in Cafe Otto, the input of our volunteers is vital in the day-to-day operation of the hospital.

Volunteering at Burnside is not only enjoyable and rewarding, but provides a wonderful opportunity for you to create social connections, contribute your skills and enhance the patient experience.

As a volunteer, you will be part of a dynamic, committed and established team in which you are valued and supported as part of the hospital’s community.

You can now complete your application form to volunteer at Burnside online! The link is provided below, or via the 'Become a Volunteer' page.


We are currently seeking members to join our first Consumer Advisory Group. Click here for more information.


For more information about volunteering at Burnside Hospital:

Contact Gail Jelfs, Human Resources, via telephone (8202 8376) or email gjelfs@burnsidehospital.asn.au

Apply online to become a volunteer

15 February 2017 / Link

Complete and submit Burnside Hospital's online volunteer application form here >>

Consumer Advisory Group - Application Form

9 November 2017 / 473 KB / pdf

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We're a not-for-profit community hospital with NO government funding.

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Important update for patients and visitors regarding COVID-19

Following discussion with Senior Medical Executive Committee members, Burnside Hospital has updated its current visitor restrictions, effective from 1500 hours Tuesday 16th February 2021.

Please read more about our current visitor restrictions at the hospital to keep our patients and staff safe.

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Important update for patients and visitors regarding COVID-19