Volunteer » Volunteer Opportunities
The majority of our volunteers work directly with patients playing games, reading books, delivering crafts, and movies or assisting with arts and crafts at the bedside or in the hospital playrooms. There are also opportunities available with little or no patient care where volunteers help in our various clinics and offices, in the Gift Shop or at the information desks as greeters.
AVAILABILITY: WEEKDAYS; 8AM - 4:30PM; 3 - 4 HOUR SHIFTS
Assist with word processing, filing, copying, faxing, answering telephones, stuffing envelopes and other office projects in various areas of the hospital.
CHAPLAIN AIDE PROGRAM
Provide spiritual support services to patients and families under the supervision of the staff chaplain (training provided). (Adults Only – Currently recruiting Eucharistic ministers)
AVAILABILITY: WEEKDAYS; 9:30AM - 12PM
Read stories or assist the teacher in providing an educational setting for inpatients during their hospital stay.
"GEORGE" THE MASCOT
Volunteers are needed to make an appearance as "George" at various on or off-site events. Training and costume provided.
GIFT SHOP VOLUNTEER
AVAILABILITY: WEEKDAYS; 9:30AM - 1PM; 1PM - 4:30PM; 4:30PM - 6PM
WEEKENDS: 11AM - 3PM
Assist customers in selecting the perfect gift, wrapping, stocking shelves, and providing cashiering services.
(Must be 18 years of age or older)
AVAILABILITY: MONDAY - SUNDAY; 8AM - 8PM; 3 - 4 HOUR SHIFT
Act as host/hostess, providing information, escort services and smiles to our visitors and families at various locations through out the hospital.
PATIENT CARE VOLUNTEER
AVAILABILITY: WEEKDAYS; 9:30AM - 12PM; 2PM - 5PM; 6PM - 8PM
WEEKENDS; 10AM - 12PM; 2PM - 5PM
Work alongside Child Life Staff in the playroom assisting with various activities and arts and crafts projects or provide support to clinical staff by holding and rocking babies, entertaining patients in their rooms, scrap booking, providing patient pampering, transporting patients or items, assisting at nursing stations, visiting with families and much more!
S.P.O.T (SPECIAL PETS OFFERING TLC)
AVAILABILITY: MONDAY - SUNDAY; MORNINGS, AFTERNOONS & EVENINGS
Canines and their owners visit patients to provide pet assisted activities known to contribute to the healing of sick and injured children. (Must be 18 years of age or older)
Tour groups through the facility, showcasing the Grape Jelly Fish Cafe, Playroom, Classroom, private patient rooms, wonderful courtyards and much more! All age groups toured, including school groups K-6 (ages 5-12) and youth/adult groups (13+).
With so many volunteer opportunities available, individuals may find it hard to decide which area to choose. We can help! As part of the interview process for volunteers, the program coordinators work with individuals to select positions that meet their comfort level and career interests.