Auxiliary Profile

As a Hospital Auxiliary, we are advocates of community partnerships in the support of health care through education, fundraising opportunities, and the promotion of volunteer services.


Total # of Volunteer Hours in 2015 was 10,585.


Total # of Volunteers was 203 individuals.


The Sprouting Speech Preschool Speech and Language Program is accessible at the Deep River and District Hospital thanks to annual financial support from the Hospital Auxiliary.


The Hospital Auxiliary runs the Gift Shop and the Whistle Stop as well as Hospital Patient/Resident Support.



Volunteering can enrich your life in many ways. When you volunteer, you have the opportunity to:

  • Experience and learn about various health-care settings
  • Help others and build new friendships
  • Share in our community spirit, and
  • Most of all – have fun!

Volunteer opportunities include support for evening nourishments, and involvement in recreational and escort activities.


To become a volunteer, contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Darlene Cook, at 613-639-3830 or complete an application which is available for download, or pick up at the Gift Shop, The Whistle Stop or Hospital Reception.

Click here to download the Auxiliary Volunteer Application Form

Contact Us

Gift Shop (613) 584-3333 ext. 7900

Whistle Stop (613) 584-4349