We Need Your Special Touch

Each year St. Joseph's Women's Hospital grows and changes to meet the health care needs of our community and each year our volunteer opportunities also increase. You can help people of all ages - from our newborns to our adult patients and their families. Or you can work behind the scenes with our team members. Wherever you choose to serve, your contributions make a difference.

Volunteer Opportunities:

ADMISSIONS - Data entry and administrative support for incoming patients.
Shifts: Monday - Friday   8:30am-12pm

BREAST CENTER/RADIOLOGY - Greet patients and assist with the registration process, escort to imaging changing room, film lab liaison.
Shifts: Monday - Friday  8:30am-12:30pm and 12:30pm-4:30pm

HIGH RISK - Visit our long term patients, answer call lights and provide entertainment, games, movies, books, magazines and conversation. 
Shifts: Monday - Friday 9am-1pm and 1pm-5pm

CUDDLERS - Comforting infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Assist staff with additional responsibilities as requested. Limited availability - waiting list
Shifts: Monday - Sunday  8am-8pm (3 hour - morning, afternoon and evening shifts)

MED/SURG - Greet patients and visitors, answer call lights and assist with discharges.
Shifts: Monday - Friday 8:30am-12:30pm and 1pm-5pm

GIFT SHOP - Greet customers and assist in selection of merchandise, deliver flowers to patient rooms, help sort and display merchandise.
Shifts: Monday - Friday 9:30am-3pm and 3-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-2pm and 12pm-4pm

HER PLACE - Greet customers and assist in selection of nursing supplies and breast pump rental process.
Shifts: Monday - Friday 9am-1pm

INFORMATION DESK - Use your good people skills to greet patients and visitors, provide patient information, escort them to their destination and handle incoming calls.
Shifts: Monday - Friday   7am-11am, 11am-3pm, 1pm-5pm

- Assemble charts, IV kits, restock LDR patient rooms, greet new patients and provide brief orientation to their surroundings.
Shifts: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30am-12:30pm

MOM/BABY - Greet patients and visitors, answer call lights, assist staff with administrative duties and patient rounding. 
Shifts: Monday - Friday 8:30am-12:30pm and 1pm-5pm

PASTORAL CARE - Lay individuals trained on ministering and listening to patients and their families.
Shifts: Monday - Sunday  flexible hours

PAT/SURGERY WAITING ROOMS - Escorts patients to assigned pre-op beds, escorts fathers back to changing room for c-sections, assist with discharges from phase II, clerical/admin when needed. Act as the liaison between families and patients.
Shifts: Monday - Friday  7am/8am-12pm or 12pm-4pm or 1pm-5pm

SURGICAL SERVICES PRE-OP AND PACU - General clerical behind the scenes assisting staff with pat, pre-op, c- section, surgical and recovery administrative projects as needed.
Shifts: Monday - Friday 8am-12:30pm

SHUTTLE DRIVER - Shuttle patients and visitors between the parking lots and hospital entrance. 
Shifts: Monday - Friday 7am-12pm and 12pm-5om

What You Can Expect From Us
As an official St. Joseph's Women's Hospitals volunteer, you will receive:

  • An orientation to our hospital.
  • Training and a service description specific to your volunteer assignment. 
  • Flexible schedule or mornings, afternoons, evenings or weekends. 
  • Free TB test. 
  • Free flu shots.
  • Free parking in designated areas.
  • Discounted meal tickets.
  • Discount at the Gift Shop.
  • Invitations to the Annual Appreciation Banquet and other appreciation events.
  • New friendships with others who share your commitment.
  • Special uniform which you purchase.

How Can I Join?
If you would like to volunteer at St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, complete our Volunteer Application (adults only).

Volunteer Resources 

Volunteer Education Manual

Volunteer Education Quiz

Location, Phone Number & Fax Number
St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
Volunteer Office, 1st Floor Pavilion lobby
Phone: (813) 872-3705
Fax: (813) 872-3764

The most precious gift you give another is your time, attention and love.