Opportunities With Us
Memorial University Medical Center currently has volunteer opportunities in the areas listed below. Please complete an application and return it to the address listed in the form.
The Children's HospitalOpportunities in: Outpatient rehabilitation, child-life play room, Reach Out and Read Program, administration, special care nursery, neonatal nursery, concierge services.Duties include: Read to and/or play with children; rock and feed newborn babies; assist with general office duties; prepare and maintain patient waiting areas. Each area has its own specific duties. Complete an application.
Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer InstituteOpportunities in: Medical oncology, radiation oncology, inpatient oncology, and lobby greeter services.Duties include: Greet and visit patients and families; get ice, juice, blankets and other non-clinical items for patients; run errands; prepare patient rooms in treatment areas; answer telephones and assist clerical team as needed; participate in activities for patients and families such as bingo, music, therapy, and art therapy. Each area has its own specific duties. Complete an application.
Patient and Family Centered Care Opportunities in: Main lobby information desk, mother/baby service desk, intensive care unit service desks and waiting rooms, and Day Surgery service desk. Duties include: Greet patients and guests; help people find the services they need; provide patient information via computer. Skills needed: Volunteers in this area must be friendly and outgoing, have basic computer and telephone skills, and have good customer service skills. Complete an application.
Day Surgery Duties include: Assist with chart processes, answer telephones, log documentation, carry items to the lab, assist nurses with patient food, escort patients, and prepare stretchers. Complete an application.
Interpretation Services Duties include: Visit patients who are not fluent in English, assist patients with forms,; provide emotional support to patients and families, enter data into computer, answer telephones. Previous experience in a medical setting is preferred. Volunteer will not be responsible for providing medical interpretation. Complete an application.
Research Laboratory Duties include: Assist with experiments, maintain lab files and logs related to experiments, assist with updating and organizing lab reagent inventories, other support duties as assigned. Two years of undergraduate education in physical sciences is required. Complete an application.
Human Resources Duties include: Assist with front desk coverage, mail pickup and distribution, office work such as filing, sorting, faxing, copying, scanning, and assisting with special projects as needed. Skills needed: Volunteer must have exceptional customer service skills, basic computer skills, multiple phone line experience, and ability to handle high-volume front-desk traffic. Complete an application.
Various Patient Care Areas Duties include: Provide companionship and company for patients. Read to patients, talk with them, listen to them, assist with basic activities such as combing hair, eating, etc. Complete an application.
Transport/Valet Services Duties include: Transport patients around campus by driving our courtesy shuttle. Round up equipment (wheelchairs, stretchers, etc.) throughout the medical center and place them at the various entrances. Complete an application.