Many rewarding volunteer opportunities are available for you at Adventist Health White Memorial. You can make a positive impact on our patients, our medical center and our community - all while enjoying valuable growth and networking opportunities for yourself!
How Do I Become A Volunteer?
- Complete a Volunteer Orientation Handbook packet. Click here for a printable version.
- Email Alicia Anaya, Manager of Volunteer Services, at Alicia.Roman@ah.org to set up an in-person interview.
Click here for our Volunteer Requirements.
Below are some of the volunteer positions we are now looking to fulfill.
This is a generalized list of volunteer activities within the medical center. A more comprehensive, department-specific description will be provided upon arrival to your assigned department.
Please use this as a guide to help determine which departments you would like to consider for your volunteer placement within the hospital. Keep in mind that area needs are always changing, and, as such, some departments may no longer be accepting volunteers.
Clinical Area Positions
Volunteering at Adventist Health White Memorial is a unique opportunity to serve the local community and provides a healing environment for all patients. Volunteers will perform a variety of support tasks, depending on what area they are serving in, staff they are working with, and how busy the unit is. Volunteering does not involve hands-on or clinical experience with patients or shadowing staff. Volunteers should adhere to HIPAA regulations and avoid conversations involving any aspect of a patient's care.
Here are some of the things you can do as a clinical volunteer:
- Perform various clerical duties
- Stock unit closets
- Prepare unit welcome packets
- Run errands
- Change beds
Opportunities exist on the following in-patient units:
- Emergency Department
- Pediatric Unit
- Med - Surg.
- Same Day Surgery
- Skilled Nursing
Clerical & Administrative Opportunities
Volunteers will perform a variety of support tasks, depending on what department they are serving in, staff they are working with, and how busy the department is. The following is an example of a volunteer task list for assigned departments within the medical center.
Opportunities exist in the following Administrative Departments:
- Continuum of Care
- Charitable Foundation
- Family Medicine
- Graphic Center
- Human Resources
- Medical Staff
- Medical Library
- Medical Records
- Patient Business Department
- Respiratory Care
- Volunteer Services
Customer Service Opportunities/Patient and Visitors Support
The volunteer greets patients and visitors as they enter the main medical center lobby, escorting them to appropriate elevators. The volunteers also answers questions from patients
and visitors. Volunteers will be scheduled in shifts of three per day with two volunteers (if possible) per shift 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The book cart volunteer will go around to the medical center patient care area waiting rooms and offer reading materials to our Patients and Visitors. Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 12noon and 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Volunteers assist physical therapist, occupational, and speech therapy staff by cleaning equipment, changing beds, cleaning mats and running errands.
Child Life Volunteer
Volunteers work with a Child Life specialist in a group or individual setting to provide patients with play and diversion activities that will reduce stress and anxiety. General
- assist with the preparation of activities
- cleaning and organizing equipment
- various clerical tasks
Opportunity requires strong communication skills, a desire to interact with youth, and extensive mobility.