Sparrow Hospital - We have new opportunities that develop all the time. Here's a quick list of what is available and when you attend an interview, be sure to ask what is new.

Teen Volunteer Positions

  • Inpatient Oncology - 5 West - A Teen Volunteer is to provide assistance to the staff of Inpatient Oncology in their care of the patients. Sunday through Saturday: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Neuro Unit - 9 West - A Teen Volunteer is to provide assistance to the staff of the Ortho/Neuro Unit in their care of the patients. Sunday through Saturday: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Orthopedics - 6 West - A Teen Volunteer is to provide assistance to the staff of Orthopedics in their care of the patients. Sunday through Saturday: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Cardiac Progressive Care Unit - A Teen Volunteer is to provide assistance to the staff of the Cardiac Progressive Care Unit in their care of the patients. Sunday through Saturday: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Cardiac Step Down Unit - A Teen Volunteer is to provide assistance to the staff of CDSU in their care of the patients. Sunday through Saturday: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Escorts - Volunteers serving as an Escort provide wheelchair assistance to patients upon discharge from the hospital to their vehicle.Monday through Friday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm; 6:00 pm -8:00 pm, Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm; 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm; 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Foods and Nutrition - Volunteers serving in Foods and Nutrition will be assisting the staff in both the cafeteria and cafe areas. We are looking for people who are friendly, joyful, upbeat and able to engage in light conversation. Monday through Friday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm; 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 am - 10:00 am; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm; 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Flowers/Lobby - The Information Services Volunteer deliver flowers, mail and gifts to patient rooms. Monday through Friday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, ONE THREE-HOUR SHIFT: Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm; 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Gift Shop Volunteer - The Sparrow Gift Shop is a volunteer led retailer that exists to raise funds for the hospital. The shop has annual gross sales over $400,000 each year and serves the patients, visitors and associates of Sparrow by providing high quality items and a unique shopping experience. Since 1956, the shop volunteers have donated over $5million in gifts to Sparrow Hospital. The ideal volunteer for the Sparrow Gift Shop has a keen eye for customer service. We are seeking volunteers who are comfortable approaching customers to offer a warm welcome and assistance. Also, volunteers with demonstrated computer skills are desired to complete sales transactions on the computer cash register. Accuracy in making change and observing the cash handling protocols is also required. Monday through Friday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm; 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm; 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm    
  • ISIC - Infusion Center - Teen volunteers provide assistance to the Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) with daily organization of charts and the Patient Care Techs(PCT) with stocking of patient rooms. Tuesday or Thursday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Mother/Baby Center - Teen Volunteers provide support to nursing staff by stocking supplies, setting up rooms, delivering juice and supplies to mothers, discharging patients and offering assistance to the staff in the Mother/Baby Center. Monday through Friday: 4:00 pm - 6:00; 6:00 pm - 8 pm; Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Outpatient Surgery - Volunteers serving in the Outpatient Surgery Department provide assistance to patients, families and caregivers within the department. We are looking for people who are friendly, joyful, upbeat and able to engage in light conversation so our patients conclude their visit with a positive impression of Sparrow. Monday through Friday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Radiology Volunteer - The Radiology Volunteers will assist the staff with services to patients/visitors with the goal of minimizing anxiety by creating an atmosphere that is as relaxing as possible. The volunteer will assist staff running errands related to patient care and in escorting patients/visitors to rooms in the department and patients as they leave the department. Monday through Friday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm; 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm; 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm; 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Surgical Lounge - Volunteers serving as a Surgical Lounge volunteer work in either the surgical lounge. The essential role of the volunteer is assist the adult volunteer by escorting the patient’s family to consultation rooms, recovery rooms and/or the Post-Op area when requested. We are looking for volunteers who have a professional demeanor, comfortable adhering to organization processes, are able to handle multiple tasks and can stay calm during times that can be stressful. Monday through Friday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm