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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

The following departments are currently FULL for the fall semester 2014:

  • Family Birthing Center
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacy
  • Surgery

8/1/14 Current opportunities available to new volunteers:

The Breast Center 

Location: LMH South

This area is dedicated to promoting the early detection of Breast Cancer.  If customer service is your passion and you would like to help us fulfill our mission, this may be the volunteer assignment you are looking for.  Volunteers in this area assist with answering the phones, make appointment reminder calls and assist with mailings.  We have openings Monday or Friday mornings


Location: Main Campus

Do you like to 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:

Mondays  8am - 10 am, 10 am – noon

Thursdays: noon- 2pm

Fridays: noon - 2 pm 


Fit Assist 

Location: Main Campus and LMH South

If you want to make a difference in the quality of a person’s life, are active and upbeat, this is a fun way to make a difference.  Volunteers help persons who are involved with the LMH Fit for Life Program.  These individuals may require extra assistance to complete their exercise routines. 

Tuesday: 2 – 4 pm  

Thursday: 2 – 4 pm


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:

Wednesdays: 4 – 7 pm

Thursdays: 4 – 7 pm

Fridays: 4 – 7 pm

Some Saturdays: 10 pm – 1 am

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. 

Tuesdays: 6 - 8 pm

Wednesdays: 6 - 8 pm

Fridays: 6 – 8 pm

Saturdays: 11:30 am – 3 pm or  3 – 6 pm

Sundays:  8 -11:30 am or  11:30 am – 3 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:

Mondays:3 - 5 pm

Tuesdays: 9-11 am or 11am-1 pm

West Admissions Desk

Location: Main Campus

Assist persons checking in for hospital procedures.  Volunteer works closely with hospital admissions staff members and customers.  Volunteers must have exceptional customer service skills. We have the following shift available:

Tuesdays: 3-5:30 pm


Surgery Waiting Area

Location: Main Campus

Volunteers in the Surgery waiting area are the Liaison between the Surgery Department and the Waiting family members.  Volunteers assist families by providing timely information, a good cup of coffee and a friendly smile.  Volunteers in this area must feel comforable with multitasking.  We have the following shift available:

Thursdays: 3-6 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 am - noon 






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