We are currently recruiting for late winter and spring volunteer priorities. These volunteer positions have been identified based on the needs of our patients, staff and visitors.
If you are considering a volunteer position at Women & Infants, please review our program requirements via this link here. Keep this information in mind as you review programming timelines.
Our current focus is:
Office Assistants: Our volunteer office assistants serve to support clerical and administrative functions within targeted departments. A successful volunteer must be attentive to detail, have excellent organizational skills and be able to follow the direction of coworkers.Some positions involve data entry or other computer based work.Others involve putting together materials used with patients, filing and organizing records. Many involve a little of all those tasks.
Availability for a weekday morning (9am-12:30pm) or afternoon (1-4:30pm) is required.
Visitor Ambassadors: A few positions remain open for our volunteer ambassadors who serve to support a positive hospital experience for patients, their families and visitors. Key positions are in our hospital lobby and in our Infusion Center. Morning, mid-day and late afternoon times are available, depending upon location, for volunteers with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A successful volunteer must be able to work as an independent member of an interdisciplinary team.It is an active position, so our ambassadors are on their feet for 3-4 hours at a time.
Timeline for Office Assistant and Ambassador Interview and On-boarding:
- Wednesday, March 25th at 9:30am
Orientation (one session):
Wednesday, April 1st 9:30-11am
- Tuesday, April 7th 10:30am-12pm
Training for Visitor Ambassadors (one session):
- Wednesday, April 8th 3-4:30pm
- Friday, April 10th 1-2:30pm
The Application Process
If you are interested in and available for serving in one of these positions, please submit our Volunteer Application.
After reviewing your application, a member of Volunteer Services will contact you within 5-10 business days before a scheduled group Interview Session. You will either be invited to our upcoming Group Interview Session or receive notification that we will be holding your application, pending a more suitable position.
The date and time for the interview and related steps will be listed above. Please check your calendar for availability for each of these required steps. You will receive a packet of information with your confirmation that contains detailed instructions. With that material is additional paperwork that you must complete in advance and bring to the session.
Please be aware that we receive more applications than available volunteer position openings. If your application does not indicate a fit for our current needs, it will remain active for the next 3 months. We will notify you if we identify a different opportunity that might suit your goals, interests and skills.
Remember, per our program requirements, we expect our volunteers to make at least a four-month minimum commitment to service once they start. The overall process is designed specifically to protect our patients and our valuable health care resources.
If a regular, ongoing commitment is more than you can do right now, there are other resources available to help you find a suitable volunteer position. you are looking for a volunteer opportunity prior to our fall/winter timeframe, Volunteer Match, www.volunteermatch.org is a great resource for all kinds of information about volunteering and is helpful no matter what kind of organizational involvement you are considering.
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