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Our volunteers assist with a wide variety of items at
our hospital. The list below details some of the most common activities for our
volunteers. If there is an activity not shown that you would be interested in,
please let us know.
volunteer assists and escorts outpatient laboratory
Volunteer must have excellent customer service skills and
must be able to push a wheelchair.
These volunteers serve
on committees such as scholarships and special projects. They serve in various
positions with a common goal to enhance patient comfort at Lakeland.
While flexibility is key, commitment must be strong to
serve at least two years.
Every 56 days Lakeland
Niles holds a blood drive for the Michigan Community Blood Center.
Volunteers assist with various duties from registration to canteen.
Volunteers require training at the Niles
hospital site prior to the drive.
We serve visitors and associates a light breakfast in the cafeteria.
No cooking is required. These volunteers
do some stocking, making croissants, and run the cash
Volunteer chaplains assist our hospital chaplain with patient visits.
Requirements: Chaplaincy training is required.
Volunteers must be strong in customer service skills.
pre-schools hold field trips to the hospital during the month of May.
guides are needed to take groups of 10-15 to radiology, surgery, ER, OB, and the
kitchen. Tours last approximately two hours.
The volunteer must be able to relate to small children
nursing floors need volunteers to assist them with answering telephones,
filing, and answering call lights.
This job requires great phone and customer service skills.
bakes cookies and distributes to patient families and
Volunteer must be able to walk, push a cart,
and have great customer service skills.
transport patients, families, and employees to and from their cars to the
hospital. The golf cart stays on hospital property.
Current driver’s license and great customer
Emergency Department (Adults 18 and
This volunteer may be asked to clean
instrument trays, change linens, transport patients and lab work and assist
staff with patients. They would also offer waiting families coffee and
give wait time information as appropriate.
the job training by ER staff. Volunteer must have excellent customer
service skills and should be able to multi-task.
Volunteer teens can pass water to
patients, transport patients in wheelchairs, read to children, and assist
with paperwork as requested.
On the job
training by ER staff. Teen volunteer should have an interest in a
medical field and be able to multi-task.
Fund Raisers & Special
These volunteers help with
Auxiliary book sales, bake sales, and other special projects as well as annual
Tree of Love project in November.
Willingness to learn new things and make new friends!
label, and inventory supplies, deliver items to nursing units and perform other
duties as requested.
Volunteer must be able to
stand and walk for several hours and push a cart.
Our largest fund raiser, gift
shop volunteers assist with sales clerk duties such as fresh flower orders for
patients. They make up gift bags for phone orders and personally
Great customer service
skills and willingness to help customers find the perfect gift. Cash
register training is provided.
Health Resource Center
community library is a lending library open to the public. All the
current health information for patients and visitors is here. Computers to
assist people with Web M.D,
A viewing room for videos and CD’s, and a massage
chair all add to the experience.
computer experience and an interest in helping visitors find health
Information Desk Greeter
assists in way finding. Performs light clerical duties such as
magazine, patient mail, newspaper, and flower deliveries.
Excellent customer service skills. Must be able to
walk distances and push a wheelchair.
position can be performed in the comfort of your home! Our
delivers approximately 650 babies a year and we need baby blankets, booties, and
Must know how to knit, follow directions and
deliver caps and blankets to the hospital
Volunteers pop and bag
popcorn from 11:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. for visitors, patients, and
staff. This fundraiser assists the Auxiliary to meet their pledged
donations to the hospital.
Volunteer must be
able to push popcorn machine to and from the cafeteria and the
Trolley is a mobile unit that volunteers fill with light lunch items and deliver
to visitors and departments.
Must be able to walk and push
a cart for two hours and have great customer service skills.
volunteers serve as liaison between the surgery department and family members.
Volunteers must have great phone and listening
skills. They must be able to relate to all age groups.
Volunteer Office Assistant
Volunteer assists with quarterly newsletters, mailings, and other clerical
Experience in Word Perfect and
good organizational skills.