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Volunteer Opportunities

Patient Experience Advisor            

PEAs volunteer with our committees and working groups, in partnership with healthcare professionals.  They bring the voice of the patient/family and contribute to quality improvement and safe healthcare for everyone.

Greeter

Greeters are the go to people and often the first face you will meet when coming to our facility.  They welcome and help patients find their way through our facilities, deliver cards and flowers, and help with discharges.  If you like to stay active, this programs for you. 

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Host   

Receiving treatment, having surgery or waiting for loved-ones, can be hard.  Host volunteers provide support to patients and families in our clinics and waiting rooms, and act as a connection between patients, families and staff.

Recreation Programs      

Who doesn't like to play games? Bowling, bingo, and card games are just some of activities you can assist with to help make our patient's day more enjoyable.

Gift Shop      

Funds from retail therapy contribute to required state of the art equipment and comfort items for our patients.  Help out in the Auxiliary operated Gift Shops by assisting patients/families pick out that perfect gift for a new born baby or choosing the right "get well" card that will bring a smile.

Coffee Shop               

A hot cup of coffee served with a smile, is enjoyed by staff and visitors.  Auxiliary operated Coffee Shops raise funds for needed equipment and patient comfort.

Cuddler           

Our tiniest patients love extra TLC.  Volunteers provide extra cuddles to babies and support families.  

Friendly Visiting                   

Your presence can make a difference.  Volunteers visit patients who are lonely or from out of town.  

Visiting

Goodnight    

A friendly visit with patients offering a warm blanket, bedtime snack, game of cards, reading a book, conversation, or helping settle in for a good night's rest.

Oncology Coffee Cart       

A warm cup of coffee, a chat and a smile provide comfort and help pass the time for patients and families waiting for treatment.

Palliative Care          

Being there ... Palliative care volunteers provide an atmosphere of caring and support to end of life patients and their families. 

Pet Therapy                

Four-legged volunteers bring joy and comfort with a wag of a tail to our patients and staff.  All dogs and handlers must be part of an accredited Pet Therapy Program.

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Therapeutic Services        

Volunteers enhance services in therapeutic departments by assisting professional staff in preparing materials and engaging in activities.

Church Service         

Attending church services can provide peace and comfort. Volunteers assist the patients to and from the chapel for services.

Dal Med NB                

Volunteers assist future physicians learn and practice their communication and non-invasive physical examination skills in a safe, positive environment.

Plant Care    

Have a green thumb?  Volunteers help keep the patient gardens beautiful for their pleasure.

Library Cart

Reading helps pass the time while in the hospital.  Volunteers provide a convenient free mobile book service to patients and families. 

 

 

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