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What We Do

Admitting
Volunteers support the Admissions staff by greeting patients and family members as they enter the department and escort patients throughout the facility. Volunteers in this department do a lot of walking.

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center (Birc)
The function and goal of this service is to provide a warm and caring touch to patients and their family members while being hospitalized.  Volunteers in this area assist our Physical, Occupational and Speech therapist with daily therapeutic patient activities. Volunteers are encouraged to socialize with patients and share words of encouragement to our patients recovering from brain injuries. 

Guest Services / Information Desk
Volunteers assist the Guest Services staff with greeting patients, guest and family members as they enter the hospital. Volunteers in this area may assist with the delivering of patient mail, flowers and escorting (when necessary) our hospital guests from the front entrance of the hospital to their proper destination. A knowledge of the hospital and excellent inter-personal skills are required (on the job training is available) In addition, some computer training may be required.  Morning and afternoon shifts Monday through Friday are available.

Surgical Waiting Room
Volunteers in this area work with our Guest Services team members and act as a liaison between family members in the waiting room, doctors and nursing staff from pre-op, surgical and recovery areas. Good communication skills and highly developed inter-personal skills are vital. Morning and afternoon shifts Monday through Friday are available.

Central Supply
This position is enjoyed by many volunteers. Central Supply receives the entire stock of the hospital’s supplies. In this department volunteers will assist staff in unpacking shipments, labeling, delivering and stocking supplies. Shifts are available Monday through Friday seven days a week 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Healing Arts
The Healing Arts program is designed to bring the arts to the acute care patients in our hospitals. The Healing Arts program includes visual arts, music, interactive humor, theater/dance and literature. In addition to assistance with these components, volunteers are needed to take the “art cart” to patients and offer games, music, art supplies and literature. Also, volunteers may assist with special functions, such as art displays and performances by visiting artists. If you are interested in sharing your time, talent in art, music or other recreational activities there is a place for you.

Nursing Unit Volunteer
The function and goal of this service is to provide a warm and caring touch to patients and their family members while being hospitalized.  It also allows teamwork with the nursing staffs of various floors. Work is scheduled seven days a week with flexible hours.

Occupational Health
Occupational Health is the employee clinic for Orlando Regional Medical Center. Volunteers in this area assist team members with general office duties such as filing, copying and answering phones. Shifts are available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Outpatient Rehabilitation
Volunteers assist team members in greeting patients, answering phones and general clerical duties. Shifts are available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Outpatient Rehabilitation center is located off site at 100 West Gore Street.

Medical Pavillion
Our Medical Pavilion is located at 32 West Gore Street. Volunteers in this area assist team members by greeting patients as they enter the building, answer phones, and general clerical duties. Shifts are available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Peer Spinal Cord Injury Volunteers
A peer mentor volunteer is someone that has successfully been living with a spinal cord injury for a number of years and generally has a positive attitude with life post injury.  The peer mentor talks with new spinal cord injure patients about their experiences and provides a positive influence for the patient during and after rehabilitation. Peer mentors are paired with individuals who have similar likes and dislikes, ages, level of injury etc. Shifts are available based on need.

Pharmacy
Volunteers in this area assit the pharmacist and technicians with the following duties; delivering medications to nursing units, pre-packaging medications and some clerical work. Basic computer skills are helpful but are not required. Volunteers are needed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Rehabilitation Unit
The function and goal of this service is to provide a warm and caring touch to patients and their family members while being hospitalized.  Volunteers in this area assist our Physical and Occupational therapist with daily patient activities, therapeutic activities and dinner outings. Volunteers are encouraged to socialize with patients and share words of encouragement to our patients recovering from spinal cord injuries.

Spiritual Care
The Spiritual Care volunteer program was developed in 2001 in response to expressed needs throughout the organization.These volunteers provide initial and ongoing contact for families whose loved ones are criticially ill or injured. Volunteers in this area work closely with our hospital Chaplains and offer support appropriate for the varied social, cultural and spiritual backgrounds of Orlando’s diverse population. Special training classes are required to become a spiritual car volunteer and flexible hours and shifts are available seven days a week.