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A volunteer role with deep impact: children's hospital volunteers needed!

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ORGANIZATION: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

  • 80 people are interested
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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is seeking interested candidates to provide support and developmentally-appropriate play opportunities to our patients and their families.

If you enjoy helping others, making kids smile, and giving back, this might just be the opportunity for you! We are currently recruiting for our Weekday Program, specifically, which runs M-F, between 8am-5pm.


Assignment areas we're currently recruiting for:

  • Play Volunteers - (1x per week for 6 months)
--Volunteers in these roles do calming and distracting activities (like art, games, reading, etc.) with patients and siblings either in play spaces or at bedsides.

  • Hospitality Volunteers ( VERY FLEXIBLE- 1x per week or 2x per month options, for 3 months)
--Help patients and families navigate and settle into the hospital setting, provide important resources and referrals for newly admitted families, and distribute care items.


Next steps:

  1. Learn more about this program and others offered via our website: https://www.luriechildrens.org/en/ways-to-help/volunteer/become-a-hospital-volunteer/hospital-volunteer-programs/.
  2. Submit an online application via the link above. You will receive further instructions upon submission and review of your questionnaire.
For questions, feel free to reach out to Volunteer Coordinator, Courtney Calero at ccalero@luriechildrens.org.

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About Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Location:

225 East Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, US

Mission Statement

We are dedicated to the health and well-being of all children. As the pediatric teaching facility of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, this commitment drives us to be a leader in: • Pediatric healthcare delivery • Research into the prevention, causes and treatment of diseases that affect children • Education for physicians, nurses and allied health professionals • Advocacy for the general well-being of all children. As a charitable organization, we serve children and their families to the best of our abilities and the limits of our resources.

Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital, provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 130 year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital225 East Chicago Ave.Chicago, IL 60611

(41.89622,-87.62183)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Children Medical Services
  • Child Development
  • Pediatrics
  • Social Work
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per week

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