Volunteer Opportunities

It is our goal to assign responsibilities to volunteers that are consistent with both their skills and interests. Learn more about what PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center has to offer.

Applications are available in the Volunteer Office, at any of the Information Desks, or here for download. 

Once completed please return to the Volunteer Office, one of the Information Desks or fax to: (360) 414-7389.

Volunteer Application Packets

Opportunities are available in a variety of areas:

Please note: Assignments are contingent on the openings available at the time you finish all placement requirements.

Cancer Center

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
If you enjoy making people comfortable and easing their worries then this position is for you. Cancer Center Volunteers give that extra touch of customer care needed when patients and families visit this facility.

Clerical Environments

Monday-Friday: Variable
There are many different areas where a volunteer can provide clerical support. You would assist staff with filing, typing, photocopying, etc.

Dialysis

Monday-Saturday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m./12-4 p.m./4-8 p.m.
If you enjoy making people comfortable and easing their worries then this position is for you. Dialysis Volunteers give that extra touch of customer care needed when patients and families visit this facility.

Emergency Department

Monday-Friday: Variable
The primary focus of this position is to assist the family members in the Emergency Department lobby area to make their experience comfortable and less confusing and to assist the emergency staff as needed to enable them more time to focus on their patients needs.

Gift Shop

Daily: Variable
If you enjoy shopping, we have a volunteer opportunity for you! Volunteers assist customers with purchases in our hospital gift shop. Some retail experience is helpful.

Imaging Services

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. / 12-4 p.m.
The volunteer will assist the Imaging Services/Admitting Registration staff by assisting visitors and patients checking in for services. This communication link is essential to the effective flow of patient care and by helping make patient and family member waits more comfortable and less confusing.

Information Desks

Daily: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. / 12-4 p.m. / 4-8 p.m. 
Working at the Information Desks gives the most opportunity for patient/visitor contact. As an Information Desk Ambassador you will assist visitors with directions, transport patients in wheelchairs, and deliver supplies throughout the hospital. Or if you would prefer you could be an Information Desk Dispatcher. A Dispatcher takes all request calls, prioritizes them, and assigns them to the Ambassadors.

Lobby Volunteer

Monday-Friday: Variable
Our Lobby volunteers take pride in keeping our waiting areas clean and tidy. They ensure that each area is stocked with the appropriate forms and the most up-to-date literature.

Medical Library

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. / 12-4 p.m.
This position helps the Medical Library staff with a variety of tasks from shelving books to proofing their website.

Pet Therapy

Daily: Variable
Become a part of a special team to help make our patients stay enjoyable. You and your certified dog can visit our patients and help their healing needs. Receive your Delta Society certification for your dog and join our compassionate team.

Radiation Therapy

Monday-Friday: Variable
This position serves to meet the comfort needs of the patients but can also include assistance with clerical duties as well.

Rehab Services

Monday-Friday: Variable
Position is geared toward students interested in physical, occupational, or speech therapy, who need community service volunteer hours to apply to professional programs. The Volunteer will assist personnel in various capacities and tasks.

Special Projects

Monday-Friday: Variable
If you would prefer to have a more open schedule, or would like to add to your existing one, you can be added to our list for extra projects as the come in from all different areas of the hospital. The amount of time needed will vary.

Surgery Liaison

Monday-Friday: 7-11:30 a.m. / 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
The primary focus of this volunteer position is to assist patient and family members in the surgical waiting area by monitoring patient status as they go through the various phases of surgery. Our goal is to help make the family members wait more comfortable and less confusing.

Surgery Liaison Assistant

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
The primary focus of this volunteer position is to assist the Surgery Liaison by escorting family to the conference rooms and/or to the patients after recovery. Our goal is to help make the family members wait more comfortable and less confusing.

Surgery Registration

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 
The Surgery Registration Volunteer will serve as a liaison to the GI Nursing Desk in assisting patients and family members checking in for services. They will also provide assistance to the Registration Staff who share this registration area.

The Surgery Registration Volunteer will serve as a liaison to the GI Nursing Desk in assisting patients and family members checking in for services. They will also provide assistance to the Registration Staff who share this registration area.

Women's Health Pavilion

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. / 1-5 p.m.
This is another opportunity to enjoy shopping! Volunteers assist customers with purchases in the Health For All Seasons Women's Pavilion gift shop. Some retail experience is helpful.

This is another opportunity to enjoy shopping! Volunteers assist customers with purchases in the Health For All Seasons Women's Pavilion gift shop. Some retail experience is helpful.