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Clerical Work/Misc. Archive
Lori Bartlett – (402) 449-5368
601 North 30th Street Omaha, NE 68131
CHI Health CUMC campus needs volunteers for several areas of the hospital. Most of our needs are for the Gift Shop, Central Supply/Receiving, Admitting, and Dining Room Services. However, we do have several openings in the Nursing units, Patient Transport, Pharmacy (NE license required), and Rehabilitation Services. We require a minimum commitment of 2 hours per week for at least a semester. An interview, background check, orientation, and health clearance (including drug test) will be required. It may take up to 4 weeks before the process is approved for volunteering.
ALS in the Heartland is based in Omaha & provides services to patients, caregivers & family members throughout Nebraska & western Iowa who are affected by Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Services provided are in-home consultation, community support gatherings, equipment loan pool, telehealth, & the Respite Care Voucher Program.
Volunteers are needed to visit patient families and deliver equipment, help with awareness efforts and events, and office tasks. We are able to accept an individual volunteer or a group of up to twenty volunteers depending on the project. We accept both one-time volunteers as well as more long- term volunteers
The Nebraska Chapter currently services the entire state of Nebraska and the following counties in Iowa: Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Pottawattamie and Shelby. Volunteers needed for a variety of opportunities including advocacy, community education, and special event support. Go to the website to find an office near your location and learn more about ongoing volunteer opportunities.
Volunteers are needed to be Patient Companions. You will receive 12 hours of training (mixture of on-line and one group session) on the history and philosophy of hospice as well as how to be of most assistance to patients and their families as they face terminal illness. Volunteer needs include: reading aloud, playing games, making crafts, playing musical instruments, or sitting with patients and/or their families in support. Additional opportunities could include writing life stories, making scrapbooks, videos, keepsakes, mementos, etc. for families to keep. We are also looking for volunteers interested in companioning with family members after their loved ones have died. We offer flexible schedules averaging 1 hr/wk with daytime, evening, and weekend opportunities but ask that volunteers make a minimum one-year commitment to our organization. Office help is also needed to answer phones, file, help put together mailings, among other administrative tasks. We ask that volunteers devote at least one hour a week between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Groups can also adopt one of our facilities to create seasonal craft items or projects to help brighten patients’ days. Volunteers should have access to transportation and will need to pass a background check and drug screen.