Helping Hands Volunteer Opportunities

Helping Hands go wherever they are needed in the hospital and offer the valuable service of sitting with children whose parents need a break. This service is offered in most clinic areas and on all inpatient units. This may include providing amenities, special attention to patient, and a break for parents or brief respite care. Helping Hands volunteers assist and support the nurses on inpatient floors by providing amenities and special attention to patients on an as needed basis.

Requirements

Three hour shifts occur each week at a regularly scheduled time, shifts are: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm, Monday and Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and on Saturday and Sunday between 12:00 pm and 8:00 pm Must attend three-hour detailed training, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. This position also requires an individual who is self-motivated and comfortable with autonomy as well as the ability to provide self-direction within strict guidelines.


Hospital Volunteer Application