Acute Care

Acute Care needs volunteers seven days a week.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Greeting and giving directions to patients and visitors
  • Assisting with special events and projects (like holiday decorating, etc.)
  • Aiding in discharging patients
  • Transporting items to patients, such as flowers, ice, blankets and magazines
  • Performing various errands as assigned, such as returning telemetry boxes
  • Offering comfort and support to patients and families
  • Offering coffee and juice to families
  • Talking with patients and families
  • Answering the phone
  • Providing escort to patients and families
  • Providing information about hospital services
  • Providing wheelchair/staxi transportation
  • Monitoring nursing units/hospital for cleanliness

There is no lifting and there are no hazardous materials involved. Adults and teens are welcome to volunteer for Acute Care.