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Volunteer Openings at Deaconess

Listed below are the current volunteer opportunities at both Deaconess main campus and Deaconess Gateway.

To get started, find an opening that interests you and fill out the form to the right. We'll be in touch within one business day.

Main Campus (600 Mary Street, Evansville, Indiana)

Gift Shop:  Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m./1 – 5 p.m.; Monday through Thursday 5 – 7 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2:-00 p.m., and Sunday, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.  Waits on customers and rings up sales on cash register.  Delivers flowers and gifts to patients.

Greeter:  Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m./12 – 4 p.m.  Welcomes patients and visitors as they enter hospital.  Gives directions or escorts to destination.  Assists individuals needing wheelchair transportation.

Living History:  Monday through Friday, daytime hours, time flexible.  Must have strong English skills and enjoy interacting with patients.  Visits a selected patient and interviews them.  Interview information is written up and typed into a newsletter style document for the patient and unit. 

Lunchtime Ambassador: 
Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Takes warm wash cloths to patients before lunch is delivered.  Assists patients by opening packets, such as crackers, after lunch delivery.

Volunteer Visitor:  Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to completion (approx. 11 a.m.).  Visits newly admitted patients throughout the hospital, delivers the hospital welcome brochure, and checks phones for the STAR stickers.

Deaconess Gateway Campus

Emergency Department:  Monday through Sunday, 2 – 5 p.m./5 – 8 p.m.  Rounds on patients and provides comfort items upon request, interacts with families and visitors, accompanies staff when patients are taken to other areas of the hospital, takes discharged patients to waiting cars, and helps prepare exam rooms for new patients.

Gift Shop/Flowers:  Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m./1 – 5 p.m./5 – 7 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Sunday, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.  Ring up sales on cash register and wait on customers. Receive flowers from florists, log flowers in, and deliver flowers and gifts to patients.

Information Desk:  Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m./12 – 4 p.m.  Looks up patient room numbers and gives directions to patients and visitors.

Same Day Care Center:  Mondays 12 – 4 p.m./Tuesdays 9 – 11 a.m.  Runs errands, retrieves items from floor captains, stocks rooms, and prepares carts by putting on clean linens.

Sterile Supply:  Monday through Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m./12:30 – 3:30 p.m.  Delivers supplies to nursing units.  Sorts and wraps supplies.
*Not all time slots listed above are open.