Volunteering at Alameda Hospital operates through the Alameda Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary. Since the Auxiliary’s inception in 1954, members have raised more than one million hours of service. Over the years, through Gift Shop proceeds and fundraisers, the Auxiliary also has graciously donated more than $1 million to Alameda Hospital.
To apply please follow this link to apply online:
AHS website AlamedaHealthSystem.org
Volunteer Opportunities Include:
C.I.P (Patient evaluation of hospital stay): Monitoring of evaluation forms given to patients (either in person or by mail) as they are discharged.
E.C.C (Emergency Room): Assists staff with filing, photo coping, restocking of linens and supplies, and changing linens on gurneys.
Floor hostess and host: Aid in filling out menus, distributing reading material, and photo copying records.
Gift shop: Use of cash register, record keeping and selling of merchandise.
Hospital services: Duties include filing, photo copying and other office tasks in departments/ areas, such as Medical Records.
Lobby hostess or host: Will be first point of contact with patients and visitors, assists in the registration process and guiding/ escorting those when needed.
Physical therapy: Assists staff with restocking shelves with linens, changing linens on treatment tables, preparing hot and cold packs, and returning equipment to original location.
Pinkies: Assemble stuffed animals for distribution to young patients. Knit or crochet lab robes to be given to patients for their enjoyment and comfort, mostly done from home.
South Shore Skilled Nursing Facility, Water’s Edge Convalescent Center and Sub-acute Unit: Enriching patient’s daily care schedule: reading, current events, games, art, music and assist staff as needed.
Kate Creedon Wound Center: Act as hostess or host, assist in answering phones, filing and scanning.