Volunteer Services at Saint Mary's
As a Saint Mary's volunteer, you will enjoy the opportunities and personal satisfaction of serving as an important member of our team. Volunteers provide a valuable service to our community and we are proud of our volunteer program's history.
Our volunteers serve our population in a range of ways, including:
- Delivering flowers and mail to patients
- Discharging patients
- Gift Shop
- Information Desks - Greeting patients and visitor
- Surgery Transport
- Unit specific – Assisting with general duties
- And More
BECOMING A VOLUNTEER
If you are interested in taking an active role in helping people, have a passion for health care, and you are over the age of 18, we encourage you to apply to become a Saint Mary's volunteer.
After reading BECOMING A VOLUNTEER and you feel you meet the qualifications, please complete and send the following
VOLUNTEER APPLICATION during our active recruitment periods to Kristy Hefner, Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAINT MARY'S VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Submission of a volunteer application does not guarantee your approval as a Saint Mary's Volunteer. Volunteer opportunities may vary based on the needs of our organization. Approved volunteers will be required to attend a full day general/volunteer orientation.
Additionally, if you are looking to shadow a physician at our facility, please contact the physician directly for approval. Physician shadowing is a separate program offered to qualifying students.
HOSPICE VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
For individuals who want to help families of patients who are facing the end of their lives, Saint Mary's Hospice of Northern Nevada welcomes volunteers. Hospice volunteers are required to complete a specialized training program and, after training, typically give four hours of their time each week. Hospice volunteers do not provide medical care; however, they are an important and welcome part of the team. Volunteer opportunities within the Hospice Volunteer Program include:
- Providing companionship for Hospice patients and families
- Doing simple tasks for Hospice patients and families
- Providing bereavement support
- Assisting in the Hospice office
Please be aware that prior to serving as a hospice volunteer you will be required to complete an extensive orientation and training program. For more information please contact Janine Robinson at 775-770-3602.