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Volunteer

Volunteer

Volunteer

Whether working behind the scenes or interacting with patients, families and staff, volunteers are an invaluable part of our philosophy of care. Every volunteer position is important and provides a genuine service to our hospital and patients. As a volunteer at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Greenville you will discover a wealth of benefits, including:

  • Working in an environment that fosters creativity and independence
  • Exposure to a unique health care environment
  • Flexible work hours
  • A sense of satisfaction that comes from giving of yourself to others

Volunteer placement is based on the needs of our hospital, the kind of work you wish to do and the times you are available. We work hard to match your interests and talents with the needs of the hospital so that you will have a meaningful volunteer experience.

Volunteer opportunities are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Please note that there are no evening or weekend positions available.

Requirements for becoming a volunteer

You must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Commit to a minimum of 50 hours per year
  • Submit to a complete background check, including references and criminal records
  • Have up-to-date vaccinations, including tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
  • Take a drug test
  • Attend a comprehensive orientation prior to beginning your volunteer position

How to apply

If you would like to apply to become a volunteer, please send us an email that includes the following (items that are starred are required): 

  • First and last name*
  • Address* (street, city, state, zip code)
  • Home phone
  • Cell phone*
  • Date*
  • Special training/skills
  • Current occupation or last position held*
  • Position responsibilities*
  • Highest level of completed education*
  • Answers to the following questions and request for information:
    • Have you ever been convicted of a felony? (If yes, please list dates and explain)*
    • Why do you want to volunteer at the Greenville Shriners Hospital?*
    • Tell us about yourself.*

If an appropriate volunteer position is available, you will be contacted for an interview. If no appropriate openings are available when your application is received, we will keep your application on file for three months.

Some examples of volunteer positions include:

  • Tour guide
  • Surgical waiting area
  • Popcorn distribution
  • Outpatient clinic
  • Courier
  • Physical therapy/occupational therapy
  • Engineering
   
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