Volunteer Guides needed in San Jose for Musicians on Call!

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ORGANIZATION: Musicians On Call

Musicians On Call (MOC) is a nonprofit organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients, families and caregivers in healthcare environments. You can help deliver the healing power of music in San Jose, California !

MOC Bedside is available at the following facilities:
-Regional Medical Center of San Jose
-Good Samaritan Hospital

Volunteer Guides escort Volunteer Musicians room to room as they play music for patients. The Volunteer Guide knocks on each hospital room door and asks patients if they feel like hearing music. They also introduce the Musician prior to their performance and guide them through the facility. Each Guide is assigned to a specific healthcare facility.

The Volunteer Guide is the "eyes and ears" during the MOC Bedside shift as well as the liaison between the hospital and the Volunteer Musician. Volunteer Guides know the protocols, policies and expectations of the healthcare facilities in which they volunteer and are responsible for making sure these guidelines are upheld during the shift. Volunteer Guides are critical to the success of MOC Bedside!

Volunteer Guide applicants must submit an audition video which will be evaluated for suitability prior to acceptance into the program. MOC’s certification process is as follows:

  • Volunteer Audition Video and Application
  • MOC Certification (includes Background check)
  • Shadowing an experienced Volunteer Guide at least twice

Volunteer Guides will become a badged volunteer at the facility. Each healthcare facility typically has additional requirements including a separate application, orientation, ID badge and immunizations like TB tests and/or flu/COVID shots. Volunteer Guides may be asked to submit their immunization records to the facility where they will be volunteering.

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About Musicians On Call

Location:

618 Grassmere Park, Suite 1, Nashville, TN 37211, US

Mission Statement

Musicians On Call, a nonprofit organization formed in 1999, brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare environments. Musicians On Call uses music to promote and complement the healing process for patients, families and caregivers.

Description

Musicians On Call (MOC) brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare environments. We are looking for VOLUNTEER GUIDES and VOLUNTEER MUSICIANS to help us deliver the healing power of music. As a volunteer with Musicians On Call, you can brighten the days of hospitalized patients - a truly rewarding experience. MOC currently has volunteer opportunities for both Volunteer Guides and Volunteer Musicians at our weekly Bedside Performance Programs.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations San Jose, CA 95125

(37.29098,-121.89041)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers must commit to volunteering once a month for at least one year.
  • Complete MOC Certification, hospital onboarding, and comply with hospital masking and vaccination requirements (which may include COVID, MMR and annual flu shot)

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