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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. Click on a job position to see shifts, descriptions, and available openings.

Positions at Deaconess Main Campus

(600 Mary Street, Evansville, Indiana)

Gift Shop

Shifts: Monday through Friday, 9am - 1pm
Monday through Thursday 5 - 7pm
Saturday, 10am - 2pm
Sunday, 12:30 - 4:30pm.

Description: Waits on customers and rings up sales on cash register. Delivers flowers and gifts to patients.


Shifts: Monday through Friday, 8am - 12pm/12 - 4pm.

Description: Welcomes patients and visitors as they enter hospital. Gives directions or escorts to destination. Assists individuals needing wheelchair transportation.

Beverage Cart

Shifts: Monday through Friday, morning and afternoon

Description: Hands out free lemonade and coffee in the main lobby.

Volunteer Visitor

Shifts: Monday through Friday, 9am to completion (approx. 11am)

Description: Visits newly admitted patients throughout the hospital, delivers the hospital welcome brochure, and checks phones for the STAR stickers.

Positions at Deaconess Gateway Hospital 

(4011 Gateway Blvd, Newburgh, IN 47630)

Emergency Department

Shifts: Monday through Sunday, 2 - 5pm/ 5 - 8pm

Description: 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.

Escort Van

Shifts: Monday through Friday, morning and afternoon shifts

Description: Transports patients and visitors to and from hospital entrances.

Gift Shop

Shifts: Monday through Friday, 9am – 1pm./1 – 5pm/5 – 7pm
Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm
Sunday, 12:30 – 4:30pm

Description: 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

Shifts: Monday through Friday, 8am - 12pm / 12 - 4pm

Description: Looks up patient room numbers and gives directions to patients and visitors.

Same Day Care Center

Shifts: Monday, 12 - 4pm / Tuesday, 9 - 11am

Description: Runs errands, retrieves items from floor captains, stocks rooms, and prepares carts by putting on clean linens.

Sterile Supply

Shifts: Monday through Friday, 8:30 - 11:30am / 12:30- 3:30pm

Description: Delivers supplies to nursing units. Sorts and wraps supplies.