Volunteer - Patient Support
Note: Please read the complete description below before applying for this position. We are currently looking for candidates who are available during the week (Monday-Friday). Unfortunately we do not have any weekend placements at this time.
Imagine a place where your volunteer efforts can make a meaningful difference in peoples' lives. Where a sense of mission and a promise to patients marks a culture of people who look forward to the challenge of each day...where you can help create stories of life, stories of hope, and amazing stories of triumph—big and small—that unite everyone around a worthy goal.
Volunteers are an essential part of the volunteer program at Eastern. As a floater and special project volunteer you will lead and/or assist with clerical needs throughout the hospital. This includes but is not limited to answering phone calls, data entry, filing, assembly of patient information packets, delivery of patient mail, escorting patients throughout the hospital as needed, and other duties as assigned.
The Volunteer Program at Eastern Regional Medical Center is looking for creative and innovative ways to educate patients. If you have special talents or skills, we want to hear from you. We are currently looking for volunteers to:
- Host and lead patient education classes
- Host and lead patient interaction activities
- Provide comfort rounds to inpatient units
- Provide service and education in our Patient Resource Library
- Host and lead a “dream catcher” education class
- Provide knitting lessons to patients and caregivers
This opportunity requires a candidate with strong communication and customer service skills. Candidates must have the ability to work independently under the direction of the Volunteer Program. This position requires excessive walking and movement.
Requirement of commitment of at least once a week for four hours of volunteer work for a period of at least six months.
**Please note this is an unpaid volunteer opportunity**
**Application link below must be completed in it's entirety to be considered for volunteer placement**