Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

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College and Non-Student Volunteers

These are areas that have volunteer openings currently. Volunteer needs change routinely. We will work with you to find a placement that fits department needs and your schedule once volunteer orientation is completed.


Information Desk, 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:  11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Thursdays: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Sundays: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Saturdays: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm


LMH Health Gift Shop

Volunteers are at the heart of our Gift Shop! We invite you to come and join in on the fun, meet new people and assist customers. Volunteers operate the cash register, check in and display merchandise. This is a busy area that requires volunteers to be on their feet and moving around. Comfort with computers is helpful.

Mondays: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tuesdays: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesdays: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thursdays: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fridays: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturdays: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Phone Support Volunteer, 4th Floor Acute Rehab Inpatient Unit

Volunteers will answer the department phone and transfer calls to patient rooms and nursing staff as needed. Help stock nursing cabinets, check expiration dates on products, and other clerical help as needed.

Monday through Friday: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday and Sundays: flexible scheduling between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm


Rock Chalk Park Wellness Classes, located at the Sports Pavilion

Volunteers will assist patients with exercises and balance while exercising. Assist with setting up the space and equipment, as well as putting away equipment after class. Volunteers must have good physical stamina and good social skills to engage with patients. Classes resume mid-August.

Parkinson's Support Classes

Mondays and Wednesdays: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tai Chi Classes

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Surgery Waiting Area, 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.

Tuesdays: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wednesdays: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursdays: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fridays: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Wayfinder Volunteers: LMH Health West

These volunteers walk patients or transport patients by wheelchair when coming into the facility. They also make deliveries throughout the building and run errands. This is an active area that requires volunteers to be in good physical condition and have the ability to quickly learn their way around the building. Excellent customer service skills also a must. Training on wheelchairs, duties, and locations will be provided. 

Mondays: 8:00 am - 11:00 am,  2:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Tuesdays: 8:00 am - 11:00 am, 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Wednesdays: 8:00 am - 11:00 am, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Thursdays: 8:00 am - 11:00 am, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Fridays: 8:00 am - 11:00 am, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm


Note: Clinical Department Placements such as those listed below require additional training beyond new volunteer orientation.

Once volunteer orientation is completed, the volunteer is required to complete a skills checklist and 12 hours in the patient transport service before placement can be made in a clinical department.
Clinical Department placement is subject to openings at the time that the new volunteer is oriented and has completed training requirements.

4th Street Health Plaza Wayfinder Volunteer

These volunteers greet patients, provide information, and walk or transport patients by wheelchair when coming into the 4th Street Health Plaza building at the main campus. This is an active area that requires volunteers to be in good physical condition and have the ability to quickly learn their way around the building. Excellent customer service skills also a must. 

Mondays: 8:00 am - 11:00 am, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tuesdays: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm -5:00 pm

Wednesdays: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm -5:00 pm

Thursdays: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm, 11:00 pm - 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm -5:00 pm

Fridays: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm


Arkansas Street Entrance Wayfinder

These volunteers greet patients, provide information, and walk or transport patients by wheelchair when coming into the hospital at the main campus. This is an active area that requires volunteers to be in good physical condition and have the ability to quickly learn their way around the building. Excellent customer service skills also a must. 

Sundays: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Saturdays: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm


Endoscopy Clinic, Main Campus

Volunteers stay busy transporting patients by wheelchair when dismissed. Volunteers will also assist staff by provided refreshments to patients as directed by nursing staff, remaking beds and restocking supplies in patient rooms, and escorting family members from waiting room to the recovery bays.

Mondays: 2:00 pm -5:00 pm


LMH South Therapy Services

Volunteers will work directly with Therapy staff to prepare equipment for patient treatments and maintain order and cleanliness throughout the department. 

Monday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, 12:00 pm -4:00 pm

Wednesday: 12:00 pm -4:00 pm

Thursday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday: 12:00 pm -4:00 pm


Oncology

Oncology Volunteers “Pamper the Patient and Support the staff”. Volunteers in this provide comfort to patients by providing a warm blanket, a drink or snack. They support the staff by preparing rooms between patient visits. Assisting with supplies and running errands and then volunteers also will assist persons leaving the clinic in helping them to their vehicles.

Monday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thursday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


OrthoKansas, LMH Health West Campus

Volunteers will assist patients walking or in wheelchairs to navigate the clinic, moving to and from the waiting room to various rooms within the clinic. Scanning and faxing may be done as time allows and if needed.

Monday: 9:00 am - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm


Pain Management Clinic, Main Campus

Volunteers will assist patients walking or in wheelchairs to navigate the clinic, moving to and from the waiting room to various rooms within the clinic. Volunteers will also assist staff by remaking beds and restocking supplies in patient rooms. 

Wednesday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Recovery Room, Main Campus

Volunteers assist patients being discharged by wheelchair out to their vehicle. Volunteers will also assist staff by remaking beds, restocking supplies, wiping off equipment, and running errands as needed.

Monday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Thursday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Friday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm