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Pediatric Waiting Room Volunteer

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Nemours Children's Specialty Care

  • 173 people are interested
Nemours Children's Specialty Care
You and your dog can brighten the day for our patients, families and staff! Care to Share!

  • Choose to volunteer as a Waiting Room Ambassador at one of our three locations in Jacksonville: Downtown, Jacksonville South (off of Old St. Augustine Road), and Fleming Island
  • Provide entertaining, recreational activities for the children in the waiting rooms while they wait to see their doctor

  • Show children how to make something special of their very own while they wait. We will show you how to teach amazing arts and crafts to delight our patients!

  • Enjoy story time with our patients, by reading books or hosting progressive stories (each person in the group adds more story details)

  • Play visual games such as "I Spy with my little eye" with patients

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About Nemours Children's Specialty Care

Location:

807 Children's Way, Jacksonville, FL 32207, US

Mission Statement

The Nemours Mission is "To provide leadership, institutions, and services to restore and improve the health of children through care and programs not readily available, with one high standard of quality and distinction regardless of the recipient's financial status." Our Vision, "Freedom from Disabling Conditions," is pursued through a strategic direction based on Core Values of Serve, Honor, Respect, Learn and Excel. Our Values We are committed to doing "whatever it takes" to insure our patient-families, visitors, colleagues and business partners experience a uniquely satisfying experience each time they interact with Nemours.

Description

Nemours, one of the nation's largest pediatric health systems, serves more than 250,000 children annually in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida. Nemours Children's Clinic in Jacksonville, located on the banks of the St. Johns River, serves children aged birth to 21 of every socio-economic status, race, ethnicity, gender, age, ability and language. Nemours Children's Clinic in Jacksonville serves children in northeast Florida, southeast Georgia and beyond with nearly 60 pediatric services, including pulmonology, oncology, orthopedics, ENT and more. The Clinic has well-established programs for children with cystic fibrosis, asthma, sickle cell, cancer and those who are dependent on ventilators. Nemours partners with Wolfson Children's Hospital, providing pediatric consultation.

Children & Youth
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

807 Children's WayJacksonville, FL 32207

(30.31334,-81.66283)
 

SKILLS

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Storytelling
  • Visual Arts
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 6 month commitment, serving at least 50 hours per year. Adults commit to a 4 hour shift, at least twice a month: 8-Noon or 1-5 pm shifts. Teens commit to at least 2 hours per month.
  • Interview; 2 references; complete medical screening: two tuberculosis tests, drug screen, flu shot, all done on site at no cost to you; vaccination record

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