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Greeter And Wayfinding Volunteer At Local Hospital

We are recruiting volunteers 55+ to be part of AmeriCorps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). Please see additional information below about our program.

Volunteers assist in exceeding our standards in customer service and patient satisfaction. They support the enhancement of patient advocacy throughout the healthcare system in conjunction with the professional staff. YOU MUST BE A NON-SMOKER. They meet, greet and welcome patients and visitors while creating a warm, friendly and caring environment. They also interact with patients, family members and visitors in a caring and professional manner and identify the customers’ needs and work toward exceeding their expectations. Assists staff with administrative tasks and other duties as assigned.

Volunteers are encouraged to commit to one, 4 hour shift per week, Sunday through Saturday.



VOLUNTEER DUTIES:
Greet patients, families and visitors
- Provide wayfinding services as needed
- Collect, inventory, and sanitize equipment (i.e. pagers, wheelchairs, etc.)
- General office support: answer phones, retrieve faxes, assist in filing duties, scan documents
- Perform other duties as assigned (i.e. delivery of flowers, mail, etc.)
Maintain compliance with hospital and departmental standards in regard to competencies, confidentiality, safety and infection control:
● Complete initial Volunteer Orientation and department specific training
● Learn and know infection control, hospital safety and emergency procedures
● Respect and maintain confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and other volunteers
● Maintain regular communication with Volunteer Services and assigned department supervisor
● Maintain annual occupational health compliance


****INFORMATION ABOUT THE AMERICORPS SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM***

The AmeriCorps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is the nation's largest network for volunteers age 55 and older. The growing segment of our older population is vital to strengthening our communities through their interest in helping others. As an RSVP volunteer, you are strengthening the positive impact people 55 and over have in our communities. Our focus is to incorporate meaningful volunteer opportunities that provide purpose and a way to give back to the community.

RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers as it matches their personal interests with opportunities to serve in their communities.

Current RSVP volunteer positions include local food banks, congregate meal sites, non-profit thrift stores (shopping assistants, sorters, warehouse assistant, furniture assemblers in a fully equipped build shop), reading/enrichment/tutoring/ mentorship groups, museums, and administrative positions throughout the Greater Tacoma, Puyallup, Graham, Lakewood and Gig Harbor Peninsula and Kitsap areas.

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