Volunteers have long been an integral part of O’Connor Hospital’s tradition of bringing comfort and care to patients, families and loved ones for over sixty years. Our volunteers have donated more than 2.2 million hours of service since the program began in 1952.
Being an O’Connor volunteer offers many benefits, including the opportunity to give back to our community and exposure to the hospital environment. Volunteers enhance the care and service we already provide.
We are fortunate to have a lot of community interest for our programs at this time. Once an application is received, it is reviewed for suitability for open positions. Those who meet our requirements are contacted to attend an Information Session or an interview.
The following requirements apply to all programs:
Please read more about our 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 students and graduates interested in a medical career. Hospitality Volunteers provide a friendly presence in a variety of clinical units enhancing The Patient Experience. Clinical units include Emergency Department, Oncology, Orthopedics, Service Excellence, Intermediate Care Telemetry Unit (ICTU), Mother/Baby and the Clinical Decision Unit (CDU).
Acceptance into the program is based on suitability, availability and participant interest. Referral to the Hospitality Program and an interview with a Clinical Area Manager is based on your our need; and an applicant’s commitment, performance and reliability in the Adult Volunteer Program assignment.
Minimum Requirements:(in addition to those mentioned under General Information above)
If you are interested in the Hospitality program, please complete and submit the Adult Volunteer Application.
We have currently suspended bringing on new high school students in February, 2015 due to restricted resources. Please check back for updates.
Spiritual Care has openings in a variety of programs for those interested in holistic ministry to patients.
Thank you for your interest in becoming an O’Connor Hospital volunteer.