Volunteer Opportunities at Littleton Adventist Hospital
Volunteers help restock supplies, assist nurses, answer phones, assemble information packets.
Up front at the Welcome Center, Volunteers warmly greet visitors, assist with flower delivery, locate wheelchairs, escort patients in the hospital and run various errands throughout the hospital.
Volunteers assist with preparing rooms for patients, restocking supplies, running errands for nurses and providing comfort measure for patients and guests.
Volunteers provide excellent customer service for patients, visitors and staff shopping in the gift shop. Volunteers answer questions, run the cash register and assist in restocking shelves.
Volunteers at the information desk are the first to greet patients and guests and serve as goodwill ambassadors to all who visit Littleton Adventist Hospital. The primary duty is to direct guests to hospital departments.
The infusion center provides chemotherapy and blood infusions for patients. Volunteers spend time visiting and getting to know patients undergoing treatments. Volunteers are the right hand assistant of the nurses, running errands and serving meal trays.
Intensive Care Waiting Room
Volunteers provide compassionate assistance to family and friends of patients in the ICU, greet visitors at the ICU entrance and call the nurse prior to visitors entering the unit.
Volunteers pick up and sort outgoing mail and deliver incoming mail to over 65 hospital departments. *This position requires significant walking throughout the hospital.
Volunteers help restock nursing supplies in patient rooms, visit with patients, assemble packets for nurses and provide administrative assistance to nurses as well as the unit's secretary.
Nutrition Department - Patient Trays
Volunteers assist in assembling patient meal trays and accompany hospital staff to deliver trays to patients, visiting with them briefly.
Nutrition Department - Waiting Rooms
Volunteers restock coffee supplies and deliver newspapers to waiting rooms throughout the hospital and conduct simple patient food surveys.
Pet volunteers visit patients with their dog. Dogs must be 3 years old and go through a strict behavioral and health assessment prior to being accepted into the program. Pet volunteers commit to visiting patients two times per month. *Often there is a lengthy waiting list to enter this program.
Surgery Waiting Room
Volunteers provide compassionate care and communicate information to family and friends waiting for loved ones in surgery.
Requirements for Volunteering
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Littleton Adventist Hospital. Before completing the contact information form, please read the following requirements for being a volunteer:
- You must be willing to commit to a four hour volunteer shift, one day a week, for a minimum of six months.
- You must complete an application and go through an interview process.
- You must agree to a background check and TB test. (At no cost to you.)
- Flu Vaccine is required to volunteer
- You must attend a volunteer orientation and go through training for your specific volunteer position.
Summer program: Due to an overwhelming response, we have closed the applications for the Jr. Volunteer Summer program 2019. If you have already applied, you will be contacted in April via email to set up the next steps of interviewing and additional paperwork. If you are chosen for this program, we will let you know by mid-May. Thank you so much for your interest. Our Summer program is open to teens aged 15-18, and consists of a minimum commitment of 7 weeks (one 4 hour shift per week). After you apply, you will be notified in March if you are going to be interviewed. Spaces are limited. Jr. Volunteers are placed in a volunteer position in late May and will volunteer from June – August.
School Year (Fall/Spring) program: Available to high school seniors only and is a partnership between LAH and select high schools in Littleton, Jefferson County and Douglas County. These Jr. Volunteers are in a special career class at their respective high schools, earning credit for their volunteer time at Littleton Adventist Hospital.