Volunteer

St. Vincent’s HealthCare relies on the time, energy and commitment of many volunteers to help carry out our Mission of caring for all people, with special attention to those who are sick and poor.
When you donate your time and talent, you not only help others, you help yourself.  Become a volunteer today and you'll learn new skills, meet amazing people, and even make some friends.   
 

Teenage Volunteers Accepting Applications beginning February 1


How You Can Help
Our Volunteers provide assistance in departments throughout the hospitals including:
  • Patient Transport
  • Lobby Information Desk
  • Waiting Room
  • Emergency Department
  • Gift Shop
  • Breast Center
  • Imaging
  • NICU

Volunteering at St. Vincent’s HealthCare
St. Vincent's HealthCare volunteers work side-by-side with associates to provide the best experience for our patients and their families. We are always looking for friendly faces with big hearts who have the desire to help people.   

Requirements:

  • Completed application
  • Annual TB screening and seasonal flu shot (we offer free annual screenings)
  • Reference Check
  • Background Check
  • Interview
  • Training
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Benefits:

  • Free parking in the Dillon or DePaul garages on the Riverside campus
  • Meal allowance per volunteer shift, redeemable at the cafeteria or coffee shop
  • Free coffee or fountain soda from the cafeteria or coffee shop
  • 10% discount for over-the-counter items in the Seton Pharmacy, located at Riverside and Southside
  • Volunteer luncheons and educational opportunities
  • Recognition of service hours
  • Use of the Riverside fitness center with $50 yearly membership
  • 25% gift shop discount and a one-time 30% discount in your birthday month
  • Annual TB screening and seasonal flu shots
  • Free Club 55+ membership (must be 55 or older)

Benefits

  • Gain experience working in the healthcare field
  • Earn community service hours for school and scholarships
  • Make a positive difference in another person's life
  • Interact with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Build self-confidence and leadership skills
  • Develop job skills like customer service, retail merchandising, accounting and general administrative work
  • Develop new friendships
    Assist with career making decisions

Service Areas

  • Patient Floors
  • Pharmacy
  • Women's Services
  • Gift Shop
  • Information Desk
  • Emergency Department
  • Food Services
  • Security

Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Participate in an interview
  • Current TB test (we offer annual screenings)
  • Ability to give at least 48 hours during the six-week program
  • Attend an orientation session
  • Purchase a uniform ($20)
Contact Information
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Emergency Information
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Terms and Conditions

Please Read Carefully

I hereby certify that all the facts and information listed on this application are true and complete. I understand that any false, incomplete or misleading information given by me on this application is sufficient cause for rejection of this application. I also understand and agree that any such false, incomplete, or misleading information discovered on this application after I am accepted as a volunteer may result in my dismissal.I hereby authorize the Medical Center to investigate all statements contained in this application, to interview the references listed on this application. I authorize the references listed to give the Medical Center all facts, opinions and any other information they may have, personal or otherwise, and release all such parties om any liability which may allegedly arise from furnishing such information to the Medical Center, included but not limited to, any liability for defamation or invasion of privacy. I hereby authorize the Medical Center to perform a background check as necessary. I certify that I have read, understand and agree with the above.

I understand that my submission of this application does not guarantee my placement as a St. Vincent's volunteer. All volunteer applicants are subject to screening which includes application verification, personal interview, criminal background and reference checks.