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Regions Hospital volunteer opportunities

For volunteers 15 and older

Bright Corner Gift Shop

Assist, greet and welcome guests to the Bright Corner Gift Shop. Assist gift shop staff with the cash register along with stocking, displays and pricing. Shifts are available seven days a week.

Breast Health Care Center

Welcome visitors to the Breast Health Care Center. Assist staff with patients, charts and clerical work. Volunteers must be able to provide directions for patients who come in for various tests (mammograms, ultrasound). This position is only available to female volunteers and shifts are only available during weekday business hours.

Guest Services

Provide a welcoming atmosphere to our visitors and guests at our information welcome desks. Volunteers will assist with escorts and transports throughout the hospital. Volunteers must be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time. Shifts are available seven days a week at various times.

Materials Services Courier

Distribute materials, supplies and linen throughout the hospital. Weekday morning and afternoon shifts available.

Music Volunteers

Play soothing music for patients and guests in our atrium area. Intermediate to advanced level of music knowledge is required. Volunteer shifts are available seven days a week.

Overlook Café and Deli

Assist our culinary staff with food preparation. Help maintain a clean, organized environment both in the service area and food prep area. Volunteers will also assist in cookie baking! Shifts are available seven days a week &ndash mornings, afternoons and evenings.

Physical Therapy &ndash Inpatient and Transitional Care

Transport patients scheduled for therapy to designated therapy areas. Assist physical therapy staff in clerical work and other tasks assigned. Shifts are available morning and afternoons seven days a week.

For volunteers 18 and older

Burn Unit

Provide orientation to the unit for families, friends and guests. Answer call lights and assist with phones/clerical work. Visit and provide companionship to patients. Volunteers must be comfortable entering patient rooms. Volunteer shifts are offered during evening hours.

Cancer Care Center &ndash Infusion Room Volunteer

Work in infusion room assisting patients with companionship, snack distribution and socialization. Visit with patients receiving treatments. Volunteer shifts are only available during weekday business hours. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.

Cancer Center Library

Perform library duties in our Cancer Center Library, attached to our Cancer Care Center. Assist patients and guests with finding materials and perform check outs of materials if necessary. Some library experience is helpful. Shifts are available weekday business hours.

Center For Memory and Aging (Formerly Alzheimer’s Research Lab)

Sporadic opportunities arranged with researchers to assist with lab projects. Volunteers must have at least two years of post-secondary level science courses to qualify for program. Limited availability and shifts are only available during weekday business hours. Applications for the competitive summer program are accepted beginning in March.

Clerical Volunteers

Assist with clerical duties including data entry, mailings and possible phone work. Many departments available. Shifts available weekday business hours.

Employee Health and Wellness

Assist the staff in our employee health and wellness department by performing administrative and clerical tasks in an office setting. Shifts available during weekday business hours.

Experience Ambassador Program

Visit patients and their guests to provide information on hospital amenities and meet non-medical care needs. Inform patients and guests of the location of hospital common areas.

HealthPartners Sleep Center (Maplewood)

Set up patient rooms, room patients, maintain the hospitality station and stock the kitchen. Shifts available weekday evenings and Sundays.

Healthy Brain Program

Provide orientation and socialization visits to patients at high risk for delirium. Read, conduct activities, and provide companionship to patients. Properly document visits. Must be at least 18 years of age. Weekday and weekend day shifts available.

Patient Leisure Program

Provide companionship and play games with inpatients in our rehab unit. Secondary interview with recreational therapist required. Must be comfortable entering patient rooms. Shifts available weekdays 5:30-7:30 and weekends.

Pathology Lab

Work with our laboratory staff performing clerical and administrative tasks in a laboratory environment. Shifts available during weekday business hours.

Pet Therapy

Help promote a healing environment by bringing your certified pet to visit patients and visitors. All pets must have current certification through Pet Partners or Therapy Dogs International. Volunteer shifts are available seven days a week at various times.

Pharmacy

Assist the IV pharmacy staff by serving as a runner of medications from the IV pharmacy to other departments. Weekday morning shifts available.

Post Anesthesia Care Unit &ndash PACU

Provide clerical assistance in our PACU area of surgery. Duties include answering phones, directing guests and assisting staff with administrative projects. Volunteers should be comfortable in a medically-intense environment. Shifts available weeknights.

South 7 Nursing Unit – Cardiac ICU

Assist our nursing unit staff with stocking of supplies on the unit and in patient rooms. Provide company and socialization to patients and families.

Surgery Center Assistant

Provide assistance to our Surgery Center staff by assisting with stocking, room turnover and other projects in our busy Surgery Center. Volunteers should be comfortable in a medically-intense environment. Shifts available weekdays and evenings.

Surgery Center Greeter

Create a warm, welcoming environment in our surgery waiting area. Manage families and guests using our pager system and escort families back to the consult areas. Oversee the hospitality room and provide administrative assistance to staff. Shifts available Monday through Saturday, days and evenings.

Trauma Unit &ndash South 11

Provide orientation to the unit for families, friends and guests. Answer call lights and assist with phones/clerical work. Visit and provide companionship to patients. Volunteers must be comfortable entering patient rooms. Volunteer shifts are offered during evening hours.


If you’re interested in volunteering, apply today.

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