Volunteer at Northern Nevada Health System
Hospital patients, families, guests and staff have benefited tremendously from the commitment of men and women who have been part of a dedicated volunteer team. When you volunteer, you join a group who is an integral part of our hospital family. When you become a hospital volunteer, we can match your skills, interests, experience and availability with our open volunteer positions.
Benefits of Volunteering
- Gain the satisfaction that comes from knowing that you make a difference in the lives of patients, staff and your community.
- Gain firsthand knowledge of what nurses, doctors and other medical staff really do each day.
- Meet other volunteers and staff who may become good friends and associates of yours.
- Realize that your services are needed every day and night and add to the care provided at the hospital.
- Do work that is valued by patients and staff. You will gain a rewarding experience in helping others.
- Holiday and appreciation luncheons.
Qualifications for Volunteering
- Demonstrate a positive attitude and have an interest in helping others.
- Be able to conduct yourself with dignity, courtesy and with consideration of others.
- Endeavor to make your work professional in quality.
- Hold as absolutely confidential, all information that may be obtained directly or indirectly concerning patients, doctors or personnel.
- Must be dependable and honor your commitment.
- Be able to perform assigned tasks.
- Book cart / goodwill ambassador
- Emergency room
- Information / front desk
- Mission services / spiritual care
- Patient concierge team
- Pet therapy
- Same-day surgery / ICU (second floor waiting room)
Requirements for Volunteering
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Attend a ½ day volunteer orientation session.
- Schedule an interview with Angie Rodriguez. Call 775-355-6567 for more information.
- Undergo a criminal background check.
- Complete required lab work, including a urine test for drug screening, a blood draw to check your resistance level for childhood diseases and a QuantiFERON blood test for tuberculosis.
- Must understand that the services provided to the hospital are donated without contemplation of compensation or future employment, and given for humanitarian, religious or charitable reasons.
How to Become a Volunteer
Read the Volunteer Program Handbook so you have a full understanding of the requirements and responsibilities to volunteer at NNHS. Then complete and submit the form below and one of our representatives will contact you soon.
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