OVHA

Oakville Hospital Volunteer Association (OHVA)

The Oakville Hospital Volunteer Association (OHVA) continues to be a vital contributor within the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. The contributions of the OHVA (formerly known as "The Auxiliary") are remarkable with over 1,000 volunteers, and millions of volunteer hours that have gone into the provision of services within the hospital. These services are essential to the efficient operation of the hospital and to the high standard of quality patient care. Additionally, the OHVA has raised thousands of dollars in the form of cash and equipment, contributing to the ongoing growth of OTMH.

OUR MISSION

We are an integral partner with Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in the provision of exemplary patient and family experiences, always.

OUR VISION

The OHVA will be recognized for its passionate volunteers, entrepreneurship and contributions to Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

OUR VALUES

Compassion With a caring heart, we will seek to understand the circumstances and viewpoints of others, and cultivate a caring and supportive environment for our patients, their families and each other.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We are committed to acting with honesty and integrity. To our patients, their families and each other – we will honour our commitments.

RESPECT

A culture of mutual respect creates a supportive environment for the best possible care. Patient-centered healthcare is a partnership where all parties, including patients, their families, the caregiver team and volunteers, are due courteous and respectful attention.