Providence Saint John's Health Center is seeking health center volunteers for a variety of positions

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Providence Saint John's Health Center

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Providence Saint John's Health Center has more than 300 volunteers ranging in age from 16 to 104 years old. Our volunteers come from diverse backgrounds and bring with them varying experience and skills.

Providence Saint John's volunteers can be seen throughout the health center supporting our patients and staff in many ways. They are assigned to at least 35 different areas where they perform an array of duties. Depending on individual interests, some of our volunteers work directly with patients and others provide invaluable assistance in hospital support areas. We are always looking to add dedicated and compassionate members to our volunteer family.

Opportunities for service include:
  • Information Desk
  • Lobby Escort
  • Nursing units
  • Patient Care Concierge
  • Office support
  • Surgery waiting room
  • No One Dies Alone
  • Gift shop
  • Pre Op
  • Nifty Needlers (knitting caps and booties for our newborns)
  • Paula Kent Meehan Pawsitive Pet Program
  • Emergency Department (limited availability)
  • Child and Family Development Center (limited availability)
Benefits of volunteering
  • Free parking during your hours of service
  • A free coffee, tea, water or soda during your hours of service
  • Discount on purchases in our cafeteria
  • Free annual flu shot
  • Invitation to our annual volunteer recognition event
Personal rewards many of our volunteers experience include:
  • An ability to give back to the community
  • Staying active and engaged
  • Exploring the field of medicine
  • Making new friends
  • Fulfilling a community service requirement
  • Learning new skills
  • Volunteers report a sense of pride and accomplishment once they see that they really can make a difference!

More opportunities with Providence Saint John's Health Center

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Providence Saint John's Health Center

Location:

2121 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404, US

Mission Statement

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Description

Providence Saint John’s Health Center has been serving the Santa Monica and westside Los Angeles county communities since 1942, and since that time has earned a reputation for clinical excellence and award-winning care in a compassionate and tranquil healing environment.

Today, Providence Saint John’s is a nationally renowned 266-bed hospital with physicians, nurses, volunteers and support staff who work as a team to provide the best possible medical care to its patients and the community. Providence Saint John’s provides the latest in diagnostic technology and specialty care with a strong commitment to its core service lines: heart and vascular care, oncology, orthopedics and women’s health. Saint John’s also is home to the world-renowned John Wayne Cancer Institute, dedicated to clinical research and medical advancements in cancer care.

Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, who in 2014 passed its sponsorship to Providence Health & Services, Providence Saint John’s is rooted in the Catholic health care tradition, which is devoted to providing leading-edge medicine with unwavering compassion and personalized care. In line with both its Catholic Mission and its responsibilities as a non-profit health care provider, Providence Saint John’s seeks to create healthier communities by investing in community benefit programs, with an emphasis on the poor and vulnerable.

Community
Faith-Based
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Providence Saint John's Health CenterVolunteer Office2121 Santa Monica BoulevardSanta Monica, CA 90404

(34.02875,-118.47179)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers must be able to commit to one 4 hour shift per week (same day and time each week) for a minimum of 6 months.
  • High school students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Health clearance is required for all applicants (we provide necessary tests). Background clearance required for applicants 18 years of age or older.

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