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
The Sanford campus is very large. 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.
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 want to make a difference and get some exercise at the same time? Volunteer escorts in the VanDemark Building welcome patients to Sanford and help alleviate the anxiety that sometimes accompanies waiting and take patients to their destination.
Weekdays: 8:00AM - 4:00PM
To provide patient support to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. This may include sitting with the patient, holding their hand, talking with the patient on the phone, sharing personal stories about one’s own experience and assisting in comfort measures that are meaningful to the patient. The volunteer would not be responsible for any direct patient care requiring medical knowledge or provide medical information.
Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: Varies
Aged 19 and up. must be referred by Edith Sanford Breast Health
This role supports the work of the Operating Room department by performing various tasks related to the material/physical support of the unit. These include, but are not limited to, routine housekeeping, supply management, and patient transport. Examples: OR room turnovers, cleaning and disinfecting equipment, stocking supplies, clerical duties, changing O2 Tanks, running specimens to lab or running supplies/ equipment to different locations, helping lift patients or escort families to locations.
Weekdays: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
Provide clerical support to Spiritual Care & Ethic by answering phones, greeting visitors and providing directions to offices or conference rooms.
Volunteer pianist at the Sanford Medical Center perform beautiful music on the grand piano in the main lobby.
Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat:
This is a great volunteer opportunity for those individuals interested in a career in pharmacy! Volunteer assist the pharmacy staff in stocking, sorting and filing.
Weekdays: 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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.