Winthrop | The Volunteers
The Volunteers... A Dedicated Team Committed to Service
Offering an interesting variety of rewarding and meaningful volunteer opportunities, the Hospital provides a forum in which you can enrich your life and the lives of others.
By joining the ranks of Winthrop's dedicated corps of Hospital Volunteers, you can make a difference.
Service Measures Our Success
Creative placement and flexible scheduling afford each new Volunteer an opportunity to pursue his or her special interests while putting to use individual skills and talents.
Patient-related and nonpatient-related activities include choice assignments in the following service areas and departments:
Long-term and short-term assignments are available seven days a week. Volunteers are asked to purchase uniforms through the Volunteer Office.
- Pre-Admitting Aides
- ASU/Mini Surgery
- Baby Portraits
- Child Life Program
- Coffee Shop
- Communications Desk
- Dietary Services
- Emergency Department
- Gift Shop
- Newspapers and Magazines Gift Cart
- Medical Records Department
- Patient Care Unit Support (non-clinical)
- Patient Care Unit Ambassador
- Surgical Information Desk
- Special Services/Projects
Who Can Volunteer?
Anyone willing to devote time and energy to the Hospital is welcome to apply for a volunteer position-- people age 14 and older (14-18 require working papers), adults, and senior citizens.
Applicants for volunteer services must meet basic requirements, including meeting Winthrop-University Hospital's health and immunization standards, and attend orientation.
Why Consider Volunteering?
While enriching the lives of people as they interact, share and communicate with patients, visitors and staff, Winthrop's volunteers discover the challenge, joy and sense of well-being that is derived from helping others. As a member of Winthrop's dynamic healthcare team, they are respected, recognized and appreciated.