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Top need!
The Zone &
In The Zone TV

We are pleased to open NEW placements in The Zone and in our In The Zone TV studio, where volunteers help invite families to fun events, assist in hosting events and provide on-camera and behind-the-scenes tech support (shifts are M-F, ranging from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

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top need!
Patient Pals

Patient Pal VOLUNTEERS work in various units throughout the hospital.  They bring toys, games, activities and joy to the bedside, helping kids who cannot leave their rooms continue to feel like kids.  They offer breaks to parents and caregivers.  Contact us to learn which shifts are most needed (typically M-F, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Our families put their trust in you

We've heard your feedback about needing flexibility around your schedule.  Starting this spring, we have two commitment levels for full time VOLUNTEERS!

VOLUNTEERS with consistent shift placements commit to at least 1 shift (3 hours) per week for 12 months.  These shifts are scheduled for the same day and time each week.

VOLUNTEERS who need variable shifts can commit to 3-6 shifts (9-18 hours) per month for at least 100 hours.  Variable shifts do not need to be the same day and time.  Instead, they are self-scheduled by each VOLUNTEER.  Placements available include Patient Pals, The Zone, Floaters/Projects and Emergency Department.

VOLUNTEERS must be 18 or older and able to complete requirements of on-boarding (steps typically take 4-6 weeks):  Application, Interview, Drug Test, Background Check, 2 TB Tests, Training Sessions & $20 for your required VOLUNTEER polo.

Frequently Asked Questions

 
 
 

Listing of All Placements

While our Top Needs are highlighted above, we use VOLUNTEERS in a wide variety of areas.  Our list below indicates which placements are already full and which placements can utilize variable shifts:

  • Baby Buddies (FULL)
  • Book Cart & Toy Cart Volunteers (FULL)
  • Cuddlers (FULL)
  • Emergency Department (Variable Shifts Available)
  • Floaters & Projects (Variable Shifts Available) 
  • Gift Shop
  • In The Zone TV studio
  • Patient Pals (Variable Shifts Available)
  • Pet Therapy
  • The Zone (Variable Shifts Available)
  • Tutors
 
I think it’s a great place. I truly enjoy coming here every week and giving back to the community.
— Brant, Patient Pal Volunteer