Volunteers have long been an integral part of O’Connor Hospital’s tradition of bringing comfort and care to patients, families and loved ones. Our volunteers have donated more than 2.2 million hours of service since the program began in 1952.
Being an O’Connor volunteer is a worthwhile way to give back to our community. Volunteers provide friendly and helpful service to help enhance the patient and guest experience by creating a welcoming and compassionate environment.
The following requirements apply to all programs:
Read more about our volunteer opportunities below.
We have an active mature volunteer team that includes homemakers, employed citizens looking to give back to their community and senior citizens. Larger areas of service include:
Please complete and submit the Adult Volunteer Application.
The O’Connor Hospital Hospitality Program is an exciting opportunity for those students interested in a medical career. We onboard new volunteers for this program twice per year: Spring and Fall. Our volunteers help to enhance The Patient Experience at O’Connor Hospital.
2014 Fall Enrollment: We are recruiting for the following clinical units: Emergency Department, Oncology, Orthopedics, Service Excellence, Intermediate Care Telemetry Unit (ICTU), Mother/Baby and Clinical Decision Unit (CDU).
Minimum Requirements: All students must be graduates of a medical program or enrolled in a pre-medical health career track; and must commit to eight hours of service per week for one year. At least four hours of service must be during normal business/school hours.
Application Process: If you are interested in applying for our October 2014 program start, please note that all requirements listed below must be completed before becoming a volunteer:
Thank you for your interest in our Hospitality program.
Our Junior Volunteer Program provides an opportunity for students age 15 to 17 to provide volunteer service at O’Connor Hospital. We accept applications every February for program entry in May. Our program is currently closed.
Minimum qualifications are:
Most open positions are during the week during the school year, with a start time of 3 p.m. or 4 p.m. If interested, please check the website January 15, 2015 for more information.
Spiritual Care has openings in a variety of programs for those interested in holistic ministry to patients.
Thank you for your interest in O’Connor Hospital.