Some of these volunteer placements are not offered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Hospital can be overwhelming and confusing. As a result, one of our biggest volunteer needs is for people with big smiles who love looking for people to help. These volunteers greet hospital visitors and assist them with finding their way around the hospital. Current wayfinding opportunities include: Main Entrance, Wiser Entrance, and the GI Lab.
Volunteers greet and provide assistance to staff/parents/guardians/families in the PICU. These volunteers provide a welcoming service and general information about our unit to all entering visitors and assist in screening visitors.
Volunteers greet families and patients at the Pediatric Day Surgery floor. They monitor the waiting room, answer phones, give directions/wayfinding for waiting families, and assist families needing information from OR/post-op.
Volunteers greet families and patients at the Children’s Imaging Reception desk. They monitor the waiting room, answer phones, give directions/wayfinding for waiting families, and assist families needing any additional information.
Volunteers in the School of Dentistry serve as a greeter for patients who enter the facility. They also assist in directing patients on where to go for their appointments.
Volunteers in this role serve with our hospital chaplains to ensure that spiritual care needs are met for those patients who need them. This individual will help the hospital chaplains by speaking with patients, delivering religious materials, and rounding on various units to help ensure that spiritual care needs are met. This role requires a 6 hour orientation, and these volunteers must agree to serving a minimum of six hours each week.