If you are interested in direct patient contact, you can assist by playing with children and providing support for family members. Other opportunities include assisting at Children’s information desk, gift shop, visiting with families in the surgery waiting area, taking on special projects and much more. All volunteers are asked to make a one year commitment. Most volunteers come in once a week for a shift lasting approximately two hours. The first step toward becoming a volunteer at Children’s Hospital is to fill out an application. Applications are available online or by calling the volunteer services department at (402) 955-4010.
Hospital / Heatlh Care 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
Opening hours vary, so please call first. (Volunteers are always welcome.)
Our free services include:
- Free pregnancy tests (ID must be provided)
- Free ultrasounds
- Caring, professional, confidential counseling
- Proof of pregnancy forms
- Financial assistance (in emergencies) and babies material needs…. from birth to 3 yrs. (diapers, clothes, and larger items like car seats, cribs etc. when available)
- Post abortion counseling
- Get the facts on: Emergency contraception (morning after pill), Norplant, RU-486, STD’s, Condoms, other forms of contraception, abortion procedures and complications
- Adoption information and resources
- Information on Medicaid
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We have several different volunteer positions that may fit your goals and schedule. We invite individuals or teams (2 people) to volunteer within our programs. If you are passionate about social services and/or health care, we have the perfect volunteer service opportunity for you! Check out our website and our Facebook page to learn about our Respite Care Program and Health Equipment Loan program.
We have several different volunteer positions that can be catered to fit your goals and schedule. We are looking for individuals who value integrity, responsibility, and professionalism. Give us a call or email us to explore our unique opportunities. Student practicum’s and service learning credits are also available. Long-term volunteers preferred, but we occasionally need one-time volunteers or groups.
The Nebraska Medical Center is looking for volunteers to help with a variety of service areas seven days a week. Some of the service areas include Emergency, Child Life, Waiting Rooms, Gift Shops and Hospitality Carts. The exact duties, scheduled times and dates available will depend on the position. Volunteers are required to make a 6-month commitment, volunteering 2-4 hrs/week. An orientation class, health screening, and other prerequisites must be done prior to volunteering.