Volunteers have been an integral part of O’Connor Hospital’s long 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.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at O’Connor Hospital. 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.
General information for all programs includes the following:
Adult Volunteer Program: 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: Hospital Information, Surgery Waiting, Patient Access Desks and Hospital Gift Shop.
Please complete and submit the Adult Volunteer Application.
Hospitality Program: This program offers an opportunity for pre-medical students to directly support and enhance our patients’ experience. This includes those currently enrolled in or graduates from a certified program (R.N, CNA or M.A.). Interviews are conducted each August and February for start dates in October and April, respectively. The next interviews will be offered in February, 2014 for entry into the program in April, 2014. Please check back in early-February for more information and instructions on the application process.
Junior Volunteer Program: Our Junior Volunteer Program is currently full. Our next application process will begin in February, 2014. Please check back in mid-January for more information and instructions on the application process.
Minimum qualifications are: 15 years of age; 2.5 minimum G.P.A.; minimum of one year of service (May – May) to a regular assignment; and 2 to 4 hours one day per week. Most open positions are during the week during the school year with a start time of 3 or 4 pm.
Spiritual Care Volunteer Program: Spiritual Care has openings in a variety of programs for those interested in holistic ministry to patients.
Adult Volunteer Application (pdf). This document is available as a printable (PDF) file using Adobe Acrobat. If you do not already have an Adobe Acrobat Reader, download a free copy now from Adobe Acrobat.
Thank you for your interest in O’Connor Hospital.