Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation assists individuals in the recovery from surgery, injuries and illnesses. We help patients develop mobility, strength, balance, activities of daily living, problem solving, swallowing, speech, memory and leisure. Volunteers in Inpatient Rehabilitation assist staff with patient therapies, cleaning and clerical support.
Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Volunteers help enhance the patient and family experience on the Medical/Oncology unit. Volunteers may greet patients and family, answer phones, answer call lights, deliver flower to patient rooms, accompanying patients walking, passing waters, and assist in discharge.
Enhance the patient and family experience at the OB Clinic. Volunteers may greet patients and family, give direction to waiting area/restrooms, inform OB Clinic nurse that patient has arrived, and direct patient to elevator/parking at discharge etc. Duties could also include supervision of a child while mom has lab work, etc.
Sanford has four outpatient therapy areas. Volunteers in these areas assist therapists in patient treatment. This may include, but is not limited to escorting patients, cleaning equipment, stocking items/equipment, and light clerical duties.
Weekdays: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
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.
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
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:
Provide clerical support to Spiritual Care & Ethic by answering phones, greeting visitors and providing directions to offices or conference rooms.
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
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