Volunteer positions

The Bays is currently seeking volunteers for the following programs.

Cancer care

In this role you will assist our cancer care nurses and patients in areas such as administration, support seminars and our walking group.

Day Surgery patient companionship

You will provide one-on-one companionship to patients recovering in our wards and Day Surgery Unit, and assist staff when required.


Our concierge service volunteers help people find their way around the hospital and assist patients in the waiting rooms.

Gift shop

Our gift shop retail assistants sell items and homemade knitwear to raise funds for The Bays.


Our gardening volunteers help us create and maintain comfortable and pleasing gardens for our patients, visitors, staff and volunteers to enjoy. It includes light duties such as planting, weeding and general maintenance of the grounds.

Community ambassadors

Our community ambassadors are part of the team that helps with fundraising, events or promotional activities.

Focus group participation

In this role you will be a part of our connection to the community. Help us by giving your feedback on organisational, health or consumer issues, and participate in general surveys or questionnaires.


Our relievers provide assistance to the organisation to relieve a volunteer shift if someone is unwell, away on holidays or absent.

Resident companionship/diversional therapies 

In this role you will help our aged care residents participate in diversional therapies and lifestyle group activities. You must have a passion for connecting with elderly people and providing companionship for them.

The Bays Aged Care Pink Ladies

This volunteer group welcomes new members at any time. The Bays Pink Ladies help with refreshment of flowers – either from their own garden, or sourced elsewhere.