Opportunities to Volunteer at Long Beach Medical Center

Volunteer at Saddleback Memorial

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Acute Rehabilitation and Inpatient Acute Care Unit

Volunteers will assist Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapists with various department needs. This role requires a minimum of 4 hours of standing and/or walking.

Requirements:

  • Commit at least 50 hours with a minimum of 4 hours biweekly. Volunteer hours must be completed within 9 months.
  • Letter of recommendation will be considered only after a minimum of 100 hours of volunteer service
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be enrolled and completed 2 years of undergraduate program
  • Must be applying to therapy school within 2 years of volunteer service
  • Must have completed minimum of 100 hours of volunteer and/or work as an aide in an outpatient and/or other area of therapy. Proof is required.

When: Monday-Saturday

Available Shifts: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Cardiac Monitor Unit Support Volunteer

Volunteers will assist clinical staff with the needs of patients and families in the Cardiac Monitoring Unit. This role requires a minimum of 4 hours of standing and/or walking.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must commit to at least 3 consecutive months done with at least one 4hr shift per week
  • Must be able to push up to 225 lbs
  • Has excellent communication skills

When: Monday - Sunday

Available Shifts: 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM and 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Diabetes Program Volunteer

Volunteers assist clinical staff with the diabetes Patient Satisfaction survey and diabetes education videos. This role may include visits with patients and families to discuss availability of the diabetes education videos and survey.

Requirements: Must be over 18 years of age or older and commit to 9 months or 150 hours with a minimum of 4 hours per week. Basic computer skills will be needed.

When: Monday - Friday
Available Shifts: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM or 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Emergency Department Volunteer

Volunteers assist clinical staff with the needs of patients and families in the Emergency Department. This role requires four hours of standing or walking.

Requirements: Excellent communication skills. Must be over 18 years of age or older and commit to 9 months or 150 hours with a minimum of 4 hours per week.

When: Monday – Friday, Some weekends available.

Available Shifts: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Labor & Delivery Volunteer

Volunteers assist with welcoming patients and families, provide guest passes and ensure that all guests have proper identification.

Requirements: Must be over 18 years of age or older and commit to 9 months or 150 hours with a minimum of 4 hours per week. Must be comfortable communicating with large groups of people.

When: Monday - Friday
Available Shifts: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM or 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Mother/Baby Escort

Duties: Assist with escorting patients to the exit in a wheelchair. Assist staff with various patient needs in the unit. Must be able to push 225 lbs.

Shift: Saturday only, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Requirements:
Must be over 18 years of age or older

Outpatient Rehabilitation (Balance/Vestibular, Orthopedic, Neurologic)

Volunteers will assist Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapy staff in our department. This role requires a minimum of 4 hours of standing and/or walking.

Requirements:

  • Commit at least 50 hours with a minimum of 4 hours biweekly. Volunteer hours must be completed within 9 months. Letter of recommendation will be considered only after a minimum of 100 hours of volunteer services.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be currently enrolled in education program and have completed 2 years of undergraduate program
  • Must be applying to therapy school within 2 years of volunteer services
  • Strongly recommended applicants have previous experience volunteering or working as an aid in other rehab settings
  • Must be compassionate and engaged in learning about rehabilitation

When: Monday - Friday

Available Shifts: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Patient Relations Department Volunteer

Volunteers will enhance the patient and family experience by conducting patient courtesy rounds, document interactions and providing clerical assistance to the patient relations team.

Requirements:

  • Must be over 18 years of age
  • Commit to 9 months or 150 hours with a minimum of 4 hours per week
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Must be assertive and comfortable speaking with patients at the bedside.

When: Monday-Friday

Available Shifts: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Service Support Volunteer

Volunteers welcome and support the various needs of hospital guests. This role also supports the operational needs of the hospital including discharging patients, escort and messenger services.

Requirements: must be 18 years of age or older and able to push up to 225 pounds.

Shifts:
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM or 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
 

Todd Cancer Pavilion - WINGS Volunteer

Volunteers will be working in the Breast Center at the Todd Cancer Pavilion (TCP). Volunteers assist with escorting patients to waiting areas, transport paperwork and support the various needs of the dressing rooms in the Breast Center. Must have excellent communication skills and comfortable interacting with patients.

Requires 9-month or 150 hours commitment.

Requirements:
Must be over 18 years of age or older
When:
Monday - Friday

Shifts

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

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