St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

St.Vincent Health is one of the largest and most comprehensive health care systems in Indiana. Based out of Indianapolis and with 17 Indiana hospital facilities, we are dedicated to spiritually-centered, holistic care, which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.
opportunities

Below are some opportunities for you to get involved with this great organization. But don't limit yourself to just these! If you're excited about their mission, give them a call to see what other needs you may be able to fill. Thanks for serving and have fun making a difference!

Front Desk Greeter/Guide

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: The greeter/guide volunteer assists the information desk personnel in greeting, escorting and assisting individuals entering and leaving the hospital.

AVAILABLE HOURS: 8:00AM to 9:00 PM seven days a week
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Children's Hospital - Wagon Patrol

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.

Description
Volunteers will:
Greet and welcome pediatric patients and visitors.
Direct patients and visitors to various departments in the hospital.
Provide basic information(hours of operation, visiting hours, etc.).
Provide coffee if desired.
Assist patients and visitors with location of family members, escorting when necessary.
Secure transportation for patients when requested (golf cart, shuttle, cab).
Act as messenger for department staff as needed.
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Skylight Access Patient Liaison & Customer Service

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: The volunteer will be a public relations representative in all aspects of in-patient/family contact. He/she will welcome patients/families in their room, inquire about required video viewing, help with Skylight ACCESS/pillow speaker training and overview of system.

AVAILABLE HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Surgery Ambassador at St.Vincent Women's Hospital

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: Ambassador will assist staff members in the Surgery Waiting area by greeting and escorting families and visitors. Provide hospital information and tracking the location of families and friends of surgery patients.

AVAILABLE HOURS: 4 hour shifts between 6:00 AM and 4:00 PM
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Musician Ambassador at St.Vincent Women's Hospital

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: Ambassador will provide soothing music to enhance our healing environment. Providing music directly to the patients, families, and staff for their enjoyment.

AVAILABLE HOURS: Any hours between 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

B.A.B.E. Store Volunteer

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: The volunteer serves as an assistant to B.A.B.E. (Bed and Britches Etc) Store personnel in the daily operation of the shop.

AVAILABLE HOURS: B.A.B.E. Store is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 12- 4pm
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

CEIC Waiting Room Attendant

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: Volunteers staff the CEIC Lounge to create an atmosphere of caring and comfort for the families and to provide a communication center for staff and families.

AVAILABLE HOURS: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 12:00 PM to 4: 00 PM Monday through Friday.
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Children's Hospital Pediatrics 3rd & 4th floor

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: Perform non-technical skills and clerical tasks to assist associates on the pediatric unit. Support the unit with errands and non-technical patient/family support (ie: play/hold unattended children, relieve parents for short periods).

Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Pavilion B Surgery

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: The volunteer assists in making patients comfortable and less anxious as well as assists the staff with their duties.

AVAILABLE HOURS: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Flower Room Volunteer

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: Checking in and delivering of flowers/gifts brought to the hospital for patients and associates.

AVAILABLE HOURS: Monday through Friday – 12:30 to 4:00
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Gift Shop Volunteer

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: The volunteer serves as an assistant to the Gift Shop personnel in the daily operation of the shop.

AVAILABLE HOURS: Daily – Monday through Friday – Three Shifts of two to four hours; Weekends – One Shift of five hours.
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Library Volunteer

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: Clerical work to support work of professional librarians.

SKILLS PREFERRED:
1.Data entry
2.Internet & computer use

AVAILABLE HOURS: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Outpatient Greeter/Guide

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: The volunteer will assist persons who are entering the Outpatient Entrance of the hospital.

AVAILABLE HOURS: Monday through Friday, 7:00-12:00 PM, 12:00-4:00 PM and 4:00 to 8:00 PM.
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Inpatient Admitting - Patient Liaison

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: The volunteer will assist person who are entering the Inpatient Entrance of the hospital.

AVAILABLE HOURS: Monday thru Friday 7-12pm, 12-4pm, 4-7pm
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training

Pastoral Care/Prayer Line

Starts: March 1st, 2009

Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Description
ROLE OVERVIEW: The volunteer makes daily telephone calls to Prayer Outreach members who have requested daily scripture and prayer. The volunteer will refer further needs of the members to ancillary services of the hospital as needed.

AVAILABLE HOURS: Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays when available from home.
Notes / Special Requirements

Two Tb tests
Copy of your Immunization Records
Parental Consent if Under 18 Years of Age
Criminal Background Check (must be obtained by volunteer if under the age of 18)
2 Hour Hospital Orientation
Volunteer Job Training