Escort - Escort Dispatch Room
Location: Memorial Health (includes Springfield-area and hospice)
Springfield Memorial Hospital

Along with fellow volunteers, escort or transport discharged patients, family members and/or visitors within the hospital and on-site campus per the direction of the Escort Dispatcher.

Assist MMC staff with other requests, such as transporting lab specimens, blood, medical records, etc.

Read and abide by all directives included in Escort Updates.

Shifts are:

Monday-Friday, 9am-12:45pm or 12:45pm-4:45pm


Trained by escort volunteers.

Restrictions & Openings:

Volunteers in this area are not allowed to:

Transport patients over 250lbs (113kgs).

Transport patients who are prisoners.

Transport patients who are on IVs.

Transport patients who are in labor.

Transport patients who are on stretchers.

Enter isolation rooms.

Transport occupied wheelchairs over skywalks and bridges.

Transport occupied wheelchairs or complete runs to buildings which are not physically attached to the medical center in some capacity.

Transport to or from COVID-19 units.


Tuesday, 12:45pm-4:45pm

Wednesday, 9:00am-12:00pm

Thursday, 9:00am-12:00pm  

Substitutes needed.

Minimum age:16
Availability needed:Ongoing
Volunteers serve up to: 4 hours
Times needed:
  Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Substitute - AM:              
Substitute - PM:              

Preferences: Being Busy
High Physical Activity
No Computers
Patient Contact
Visitor/Family Contact