Our volunteers play an important and meaningful role in both patient and non-patient care areas. There are a variety of opportunities suitable for every type of schedule, personality, preference or skill set. Whether you prefer to have a lot of patient contact, to provide emotional support for families, to help with technical or administrative duties, or simply to give of your time by supporting fundraising efforts, we can match you with a position that will make a difference. The key qualities we require of our volunteers are a helpful, caring attitude and a respect for confidentiality.
Why volunteer? It’s proven that people who volunteer enjoy a sense of accomplishment and personal satisfaction. And while you’re at it, you’re going to make new friends, support a good cause and possibly discover career opportunities!
Where can I volunteer? Volunteers provide services throughout the hospital, in nearly every service area, including:
Access desk • Auxiliary aides/escorts • Baby caps • Computers • Emergency department • Endoscopy • Gift shop • ICU/Surgery waiting room • Lifeline • Mailing • Newsletter • Nursery hearing screenings • Baby internet photos • Radiology • Registration waiting area reception/host • Same-day surgery • Physical therapy • Parking shuttle service • Snack bar
How will I be trained? Volunteers are trained by the chairman of the service they select or by an experienced volunteer, who will provide an orientation session.
Who can volunteer? Anyone who is at least 14 years of age and is helpful, caring and willing to respect confidentiality. We welcome people of all ages! There is no maximum age limit as long as the individual is physically able to work on the selected assignment.