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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, Wednesday 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: 8 am- 10 am

Fridays: noon - 2 pm 


Endoscopy Center Reception 

Location: Main Campus

Volunteers assist in greeting customers and walking patients to treatment areas.  Volunteers might also transport persons by wheelchair.

We have a shift open on:

Tuesdays: 8 am – noon

Wednesdays: 8 am-noon

Fridays: 8am-noon

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:


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

Wednesdays:3-5 pm


Food & Nutrition Service Volunteer Ambassadors

Location: Main campus

This service will consist of a volunteer being assigned to a nursing unit and visiting with patients about their lunch and dinner menu selections for that day, and breakfast for the next day.  The volunteer will then take those meal requests to the Food and Nutrition Department.  

We are looking for 3 volunteer ambassadors each day.  Volunteers may sign-up for one or more shifts per week.  The ambassadors should be customer service oriented volunteers with excellent written and verbal communication skills and who have the ability to use a cell phone.  Volunteer shifts are:

Monday from 8:30 am -11 am 

Friday from 8:30 am - 11 am

Saturday from 8:30 am -11 am 

Sunday from 8:30 am -11 am




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