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Areas of Service

Auxiliary Volunteer Selection Form

Blood Drive
Greet donors, pass out snacks and other duties as become necessary.

Bulk Mailings
Date and time to be determined by department manager. Auxilians free up hospital staff for other dues as they stuff, label, and sort bulk materials for mailings. This service is scheduled on an as-needed basis.

Gift Shop
Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. to 3 p.m.
6 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday 12 noon to 3 p.m.

The Gift Shop is an important source of funds for Auxiliary donations to the hospital for various projects and equipment. Auxilians serve as cashiers and provide friendly customer service to visitors and patients.

Done at home on your own time - The volunteer can create baskets/floral arrangements, knitting/crocheting baby caps, quilting, sew walker bags.

The Healing Garden
Date and Time to be determined by department manager.

The Healing Garden at St. Anthony's will provide a spiritual soothing respite for our patients, visitors, and staff. Volunteers will assist the Plant Services department in the upkeep and maintenance of the garden.

Hospice Program - Administrative *
Date and time to be determined by Hospice Volunteer Coordinator. Volunteers are needed for administrative tasks.

Hospice Program - Home Visits *
Date and time to be determined by Hospice Volunteer Coordinator. Volunteers are needed for assistance with the patients and to give relief to the Hospice family members. This is an area with an ongoing need.

Hospice Children's Bereavement Camp *
Hospice is looking for potential volunteers to assist with a children's camp.

Lobby Desk
Monday through Friday
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Greeting visitors to St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital is an important service, since it is often the first contact for many coming to the hospital. Auxilians give assistance by providing directions and answering questions, helping to make each visitor’s first impression a good one.

Magazine Delivery
Volunteer distributes magazines throughout the hospital.

Maternity Visitor Greeter *
Greet visitors as they come off the elevator. They will allow access to the maternity patient rooms per the established guidelines and assemble paperwork when there are not visitors to assist.

Newspaper Delivery
Monday - Saturday
8:30 a.m.

Volunteers deliver the newspapers to various offices and waiting rooms throughout the hospital.

Office Assistance
Date and time to be determined by the department manager

Various departments sometimes appreciate volunteers performing regular office work for them to allow them to perform their other duties. This service is scheduled on an as-needed basis.

Patient Checks
Housekeeping is looking for volunteers to stop and check in with patient's toward the end of the day asking if there is anything else the hospital can provide. More information to come.

Physical Therapy at Workman Sports Complex Greeter
The volunteer will cordially greet patients arriving at the Workmans Sports Complex and assist them in getting to the correct area per the services they need. May escort patients as they are leaving their appointment. Various other office and light duties as needed.

Phone Calls for Blood Drive
The blood drive that is held at St. Anthony's is looking for volunteers to personally make appointment reminder calls to the donors signed up to donate. This could be done from home, if preferred.

Pre-Surgical Testing Greeter
The volunteer will provide assistance to the receptionist in the Waiting Room. This may include assembling paperwork and other light duties as needed.

Procedure Suites
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to Noon

The volunteer will provide indirect patient care in the surgical setting. The volunteer will work closely with the department staff, charge nurse and manager of the department. Provide light duties for the department such as stocking supplies, patient escorting, serving nourishment and providing conversation with patients.

Monday through Friday
Two-hour shifts from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

As patients are admitted to the hospital, they are escorted to their room by a volunteer. This volunteer can help make an anxious time more comfortable by offering a friendly manner and a warm smile as they help them settle in for their stay.

Special Events
Date and time to be determined by department manager

Throughout the year, the hospital sponsors social events for employees and their families. Volunteers can help out by serving at these events in various capacities.

Surgery Waiting Room
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 12 Noon

Family members of surgery patients wait for word from the doctor on their loved one’s condition in the Surgery Waiting Room. Auxilians staff the reception desk in the waiting room, serving as the information center for the Surgery department to contact the family members.

Visitation/Prayer Service
As needed. Coordinator will call you when an Auxiliary member passes away. If family agrees, members meet as a group before the visitation and offer a short prayer for the deceased.

* These volunteer areas require the volunteer go through fingerprint verification prior to volunteering. Please contact Human Resources if interested.

Contact Information
Alta Welker, Human Resources
TEL: 217-347-1335