The following is a list of potential volunteer positions. This is a partial list and does not include all opportunities available.
Transport patients in wheelchairs or on gurneys to designated areas within the medical center. Also deliver lab specimens, patient charts and medical equipment throughout the hospital.
Support SAVAHCS programs with general clerical work to include answering phones, filing, word processing, data management and reception of Veteran patients and visitors.
Accompany patients to activities both on and off campus. Help with event set-up and escort patients from their rooms to activities.
Provide premier customer service to ensure patients and visitors have a pleasant hospital experience.
Drive government vehicles to transport Veterans. *Must possess valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and pass VA physical.
Assist staff in providing animal assisted rehabilitation activities with Pet Partners and/or Therapy Dogs International certified dog/handler teams.
Visit and become a companion for homebound Veterans, providing a much needed break for their caregivers.
Call Veteran patients to remind them about scheduled appointments and track responses.
Assist Veterans using the new Veteran Point of Service Kiosks to check in for appointments.
Trim hair for Veterans in the Homeless Program Barber Shop, the South Western Blind Rehabilitation Center or the inpatient Community Living Center. Must be a licensed barber/ hairstylist.