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Lawrence Memorial Hospital

Volunteer Opportunities

Main Hospital: 325 Maine Street, Lawrence Kansas  66044

LMH South: 23rd Street and Kasold Drive, Lawrence, Kansas  66049


Current opportunities available to new volunteers:


LMH Gift Shop 

Location: Main Campus

Lawrence’s best kept secret two years in a row!  Come and join the team in the LMH Gift Shop.  Volunteers operate the cash register, assist customers, check in and display merchandise.  This is a busy area that requires volunteers to be on their feet for a long period of time. Shifts are available on:

Mondays from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesdays from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thursdays from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Some Saturdays: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm or 1:00 -4:00 pm

Some Sundays 1:00 -4:00pm

Weekend substitute volunteers

Information Desk 

Location: Main Campus

Is providing comfort and support to people a passion for you?  Do you love to learn new things and want to keep your multi-tasking skills fine-tuned? We have information desk opportunities for customer service oriented people. Volunteers must be able and willing to use a computer and multi-line telephone. 

Mondays: 6:00 -8:00 pm

Tuesdays: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Wednesdays: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Thursdays: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Fridays: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturdays: 3:00 – 6:00 pm

Sundays:  11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Fit Assist

Location: Main Campus

If you are active, upbeat, encouraging, and good with people one-on-one then consider helping in the LMH Fit Assist exercise program. Fit Assist volunteers are “exercise buddies” that lend a hand 2-3 times a week for about an hour each time to provide support for  someone needing physical assistance with an exercise routine. Fit Assist volunteers provide positive coaching and feedback to the person they are helping. Hospital staff provide instruction and guidance to volunteers and exercisers.   Schedules are based on the current exerciser  need.  Contact us for more specifics.


Maine Street Admissions Desk

Location: Main Campus

This is the Surgery and Radiology admissions area.  Volunteers must be excellent at customer service as they help visitors check in to admissions and answering questions of visitors. This volunteer works as a partner with the Surgery Waiting volunteer.  This is a fast passed area that requires ability to multitask.  If you are a people person who is very organized this is the role for you!   Volunteer shifts are available:

Mondays: 8:00 am -11:30 am

Fridays: 3:00pm -6:00 pm


Mario's Closet

Location: Main Campus

Mario's Closet is a speciality shop with the purpose of assisting people through their journey through cancer treatment.  Our volunteers assist customers with a pleasant smile and a listening ear.  We have the following shifts avaiable:

Tuesdays 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 pm or 3:00 - 5:00 pm

4th Street Health Plaza Reception/Escort

Location: Main Campus

Volunteers in this area assist customers with a smile, directions, and wheelchair ride when needed.  Volunteers should be able to walk long distances and have the capability to assist persons by providing wheelchair assistance.  Shifts available in this area are:

Wednesdays: 8:00 am - noon

Thursdays: 8:00 am - noon

Fridays: noon-4 pm


West Admissions Desk

Location: Main Campus

Volunteers assist persons checking in for procedures.  Work closely with Admissions staff members.  Volunteers must have a pleasant and caring demeanor. Shifts available are:

Tuesdays: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wednesday: 3:00 pm -5:30 pm

Saturdays: 11:30 am -3:00 pm


Surgery Waiting Room

Location: Main Campus

Volunteers in the Surgery Waiting room are the liaison between the Surgery Department personnel and the waiting family members.  You would assist families by providing timely information, a good cup a coffee and a friendly smile.  This role is one where you have to be comfortable multi-tasking.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to graciously handle multiple requests at one time is a must.  Shifts available the following days and times:

Mondays: 8 am -11:30 am

Wednesdays: 3 pm-6 pm



Location: Main Campus

Wayfinders keep active and meet new people?  Our volunteer Wayfinders are always on the move, greeting hospital visitors and assisting them to their destinations within the hospital.  We have openings morning and early afternoon shifts.  Shifts available are:

Tuesdays: 8- 10 am

Wednesdays: 10 am -noon

Patient Ambassador

Location: Main Campus

Our Patient Ambassadors act as the voices of the patient.  Volunteers visit with patients to find out how their stay is going as well as to provide a welcome and serve as a resource to the hospital Patient Advocate.  If you like to visit with people one-to-one and are a good listener we have openings on Wednesdays or Fridays.  This role is usually done at around 9 am to 11 am but this is somewhat flexible.








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