The Sioux Empire Medical Museum is the only medical museum in the region and is open to the public. The museum is located on the Medical Center Campus and volunteers answer questions and provide information to visitors. If you like history you will be a perfect fit for the volunteer opportunity.
Weekdays: 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Do you want to be a kid again and love to play? The Sanford USD Medical Center Wellness Center has opportunities for individual who enjoy being with children ages 0-8 and help provide child care services while parents exercise at the Wellness Center located at 49th St. & Oxbow Ave. Volunteers play with children and interact with recreational activities for children.
Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
The Birth Place has family suites with all of the important amenities that make the birthing experience special. The Birth Place is located on the 5th floor of Medical Building 3, which is on the South side of the campus at Sanford USD Medical Center. Volunteers in the Birth Place greet visitors as they arrive. Answering phones, call lights and delivering flowers to patients are assigned duties to the volunteers. Volunteers will also walk new moms to the NICU and help with discharge of patients.
Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 8:00AM - 12:00PM, 12:00PM - 4:00PM, 4:00PM - 9:00PM
The Center for Successful Aging is seeking a receptionist volunteer to provide clerical and telephone assistance as well as non-medical information, support and comfort to patients.
Thurs: 8:15AM - 12:00PM, Thurs: 12:30PM - 4:00PM, Tues: Varies
This volunteer position would be ideal for the individual interested in a career in speech or occupational therapy. Pediatric Therapy volunteers will assist staff in escorting patients between providers, interacting with siblings of patients, washing toys and cleaning the feeding therapy room between patients.
Mon, Wed, Thurs: 8:00AM - 12:00PM, 12:00PM - 4:00PM
Aged 16 and up. Must have the ability to communicate and provide positive interactions for children and their families.
The Sanford USD Medical Center Campus covers a 6X4 block area. Many customers need assistance in finding a physicians office, patient room, outpatient testing area, cafeteria and many other areas. The Way Finding Volunteer opportunity was created to help our customers get to the area in which they are looking for. We are looking for individuals who are outgoing, friendly and can be on their feet for 4 hours and walk 2 to 6 miles during that 4 hour period.
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
When children are hospitilized at Sanford Children's we have a school teacher who helps them keep up on their studies. Volunteers are utilized to assist school age patients with educational activities. Volunteers will interact with school age patients (5-18 years) at bedside or in a classroom at Sanford Children’s Hospital. Subject specific tutors are also needed to be "on-call' for Spanish, Physics and higher level math.
Waiting Room Host/Hostess are a liaison between the nursing unit and patient family/friends. Volunteers answer the phone, transfer calls or take message for family and friends of patients. Your responsibilities will include directing or escorting families or friends to different areas in the hospital or just visiting with the patients visitors while they wait.
Weekdays: 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Do you enjoy fixing hair? Then this volunteer opportunity is for you. Sanford Hair Care volunteers wash, set and curl patient's hair in the Inpatient Rehabilitation unit.
Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: Varies
This is an excellent opportunity for volunteers interested in Pediatrics or Child Life. Volunteers will assist Pediatric Staff in playing and monitoring pediatric patients, washing toys, reading to patients, and rocking children. Volunteers will also provide supervision during free play time and occasional assistance with planned playroom activities. Volunteers may also assist in admissions and discharging patients.
Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 9:00AM - 8:00PM
Aged 19 and up. Must have a passion for bettering the emotional and developmental needs of children in the hospital.