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:

  • Be 16 years or older (anyone under 18 must have permission from a parent or guardian)
  • Undergo a National Volunteer Police Check (paid for by Barwon Health)
  • Complete a Working with Children Check, (if deemed necessary for your role)
  • Commit to a minimum of six months service and a minimum of 3 hours a fortnight
  • Complete relevant orientation and training
  • Attend ongoing information and education sessions
  • Sign and agree to our Confidentiality Agreement/Code of Conduct
  • 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

Click here to download the Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities document.

Traditional Owners

We, Barwon Health, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.