Opportunities to Volunteer at Orange Coast Memorial

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American Cancer Society Office

Volunteer works as receptionist in the ACS office making appointments, assisting with informational pamphlets, and various office duties.

When:
Monday - Friday

Shifts

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Clerical Support

Various departments. Assist staff with filing, photocopying, collating educational materials/correspondence, faxing, running errands for staff as needed.

When:
Monday - Friday

Shifts

One shift of 4 hours **times are flexible

Emergency Room Volunteers

Volunteers assist staff in the daily operation of the ER Department. Volunteer provides services that help maintain a friendly, calm and sympathetic atmosphere for patients and their families. Duties include photocopying, making beds and passing water, magazines and other comfort items. Must be a good communicator and be willing to have personable conversations with patients and their families. Well organized person who can handle a high paced environment.

Please note: Shift hours may vary at each medical center. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Office at the location nearest you.

Requirements:
Must be over 18 years of age or older

Gift Shop Volunteer

Volunteer must have good customer service skills, phone etiquette, and some retail experience. Volunteer will operate cash register, administer correct change and follow accounting procedures. Volunteer will provide customer service and assist in gift selection, opening and closing of gift shop, and complete daily deposits.
Note: Shift may vary at each medical center.

When:
Daily

Shifts

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hospice - Companion Visits

Volunteers make friendly visits to patient’s providing respite relief, companionship and emotional support for either family members or caregivers. Volunteers could be asked to run errands, grocery shop, prepare a meal, light housework, play cards, watch TV or read with the patient. They provide vigil with patients in their final hours. There is also a Legacy program that offers patients the opportunity to tell their life story and the volunteer transcribes the story in a written and recorded copy.

Visits are in patient’s homes, board and cares and assisted living facilities.

Please note: Additional requirements and training are needed for this program. For further inquiries, call (949) 452-7448.

Shifts
1-4 hours. Times are flexible due to the family’s needs and volunteer’s availability.

When:
Daily

Hospice - Hairdresser

Volunteers provide basic haircuts to patients on as needed bases.

Visits are in patient’s homes, board and cares and assisted living facilities.

Please note: Additional requirements and training are needed for this program. For further inquiries, call (949) 452-7448.

Shifts
1 – 1 ½ hours

When:
Monday - Friday

Hospice - Music Visits

Volunteers play soothing music with a small instrument to patients.

Visits are in patient’s homes, board and cares and assisted living facilities.

Please note: Additional requirements and training are needed for this program. For further inquiries, call (949) 452-7448.

Shifts
1 – 1 ½ hours.

When:
Monday - Friday

Hospice - Pet Therapy

Volunteer must have appropriate certification through a recognized Pet Therapy Association and should have a extroverted, mature, friendly, helpful personality and be willing to have personable conversations with staff, visitors and patients. Must have a warm and outgoing personality and must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time.

Visits are in patient’s homes, board and cares and assisted living facilities.

Shifts
1 – 2 hours

Requirements:
Pet Therapy Certification
When:
Monday - Friday

Hospice - Pet Therapy Assistant

Volunteer will personally assist and escort Pet Therapy Teams into rooms, tracking visitors and hand sanitizing. Volunteer should have an extroverted, mature, friendly, helpful personality and be willing to have personable conversations with staff, visitors and patients. Must have a warm and outgoing personality and must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time.

Visits are in patient’s homes, board and cares and assisted living facilities.

Shifts
1 – 2 hours
Requirements:
Pet Therapy Certification
When:
Monday - Friday

Hospitality Desk Greeter

Volunteer works as receptionist in the lobby, directing visitors and other persons to different areas of the hospital and escorting customers to their destination. It is important that this volunteer address all visitors, customers and patients and ensure everyone is approached and taken care of. This volunteer should have a extroverted, mature, friendly, helpful personality with the ability to maintain composure in a high paced environment. Must have a warm and outgoing personality and must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time.

When:
Daily

Shifts

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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