We offer volunteer positions in over 80 hospital departments. The opportunities described below are for general reference only. If you don’t see an opportunity that may interest you, please let us know what you are looking for. We do our best to match the position with your interests and preferences.
Opportunities and their availability change frequently. Not all opportunities described below may be available when you apply. Please keep in mind – the majority of openings are available Mon-Fri 8am-4pm. Evening and weekend opportunities become available less frequently. Most opportunities are available for volunteers 16 years and above however, some may require individuals 18 years old and above.
Please make note, we do not offer any shadowing opportunities.
Clerical opportunities - volunteering in an office-type setting providing services such as labeling, stuffing envelopes, filing, answering phones, computer data entry. Depending on the requirements of a specific department, the tasks may range from simple clerical tasks to more complex data-entry duties. These opportunities are available Mon-Fri 8am-5pm only.
Food and Nutrition - come and join our amazing food and nutrition department team. Your role will be to assist in one of our industrial kitchens with food prep, tray line, delivering carts/trays to our nursing units, or keeping our dining rooms organized and neat as well as serving meals to our many guests in our Top Deck Cafeteria. And a special perk – all Food and Nutrition department volunteers receive a $5 meal ticket each day they volunteer. Opportunities are available 7 days a week – times vary.
Flower Shop - you will be surrounded by beautiful flowers and enticing fragrances as you assist customers in our Flower Shop. You will be helping with merchandise selections, using the cash register to process payments, answering phones to take orders, delivering flowers to patients as well as restocking merchandise and helping with the upkeep of the shop. Opportunities are available Mon-Fri between 9:30am-5pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm.
Gift Shop - an amazing selection of thousands of beautiful items requires an expert to help customers select the perfect gift for their loved ones and this will be your role! In addition, you will be helping with merchandise checkout, restocking and delivering items to patients. If you are an outgoing and energetic person who likes interacting with others, you will enjoy this opportunity. Opportunities are available 7 days/week between 8am-8pm.
Guest Services area - make a lasting first impression by walking our patients and visitors to their destination. Very busy opportunity that involves a lot of walking, occasionally pushing a wheelchair or a cart, yet it’s very fulfilling and rewarding. Just imagine hearing a customer thank you for taking your time to show them their way around. You are their hero for the day! It's a great opportunity for individuals who enjoy meeting new people and don't mind spending their volunteer shift walking and standing. Examples: information desks, lobbies, waiting rooms, registration desks etc. Opportunities are available 7 days/week between 7am-8pm.
Older Adult Services - perfect opportunity for individuals who have the passion and love for working with older adults. Volunteers can help with a couple of outpatient programs – assist in the Adult Day Care program or the Expressions program designed specifically for individuals with early memory loss. Both opportunities involve helping staff with various activities such as creative arts projects, discussion group and others. Opportunity available Mon-Fri – one 4-hour shift between 10am-4pm
Patient Services areas - depending on the specific department, volunteer tasks may involve assisting our patients through activities such as wheelchair service, providing conversation, sterilizing carts, walking family members to surgical waiting areas, passing fresh water and magazines. Opportunities are available 7 days/week between 7am-8pm.
Physician Mailroom - If you are an individual who likes to get up early in the morning and enjoys spending time in good company chatting about current events, sports, etc., we would like to invite you to join our wonderful team of physician mailroom volunteers. We are currently looking for volunteers one day a week from 7:00am - 11:00am to distribute medical reports and U.S. mail.