At Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital, volunteers are an essential part of our healthcare system. Their caring and generous spirts make a difference every day - one person at a time!


Whether you are a retiree wanting to give back to the community, a student exploring careers, or you just have a desire to help others, each volunteer provides service that enhances the patient and family experience.


Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming an Ascension Sacred Heart volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.


Name and address


Have you received your COVID Vaccine?

The COVID vaccine is a requirement, if you do not wish to receive the vaccine you are ineligible to volunteer at this time.



Emergency Contact

In the event of an emergency whom should we notify?




Demographic Information

You may optionally provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.



School Requirement - Verification

Are you needing hours to fulfill a school requirement? 

If you are a college student already in a healthcare (accredited) program please contact Student Onboarding at: student.onboarding@shhpens.org

All others please answer below:




Availability

Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.



Email Preferences

We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.



Volunteer Categories (Adult - Teen)

* Individuals age 18 years old and older may apply to our Adult Volunteer Program. There are two adult categories:

1. Friends of Hospital - this category consists of college students and military or civic organizations who intend to volunteer for a short term or a defined number of hours.

2. Mother Seton Guild - founded in 1949, this group of volunteers consists primarily of those who intend to volunteer for a period of 6 months or longer. Members of the Guild enjoy two luncheons each year and receive recognition for hours and years of service. There are no membership fees.


* Students between the ages of 13-17 years old may apply to our Teen Volunteer Program. Enrollment in each program is limited.

1. Summer Teen Program: June - August. Must be willing to commit to one scheduled four (4) hour shift per week up to a total of 32 hours.

2. School Year Teen Program: October - May. Must be willing to commit to one (1) scheduled four (4) hour shift per month up to a total of 32 hours.



Desired Volunteer Placement:

1. Child Life (Must be 18yo and older, placement is limited )

2. NICU Cuddler (Must be 18yo, placement is limited)

3. SCI / Brain Bag Program (placement is limited)

4. Patient Support

5. Information Welcome Desk

6. Gift Shop

7. Waiting Rooms

8. Office Setting/Clerical

9. Pastoral Care/Eucharistic Minister *(other requirements needed)

10. Ronald McDonald Family Room *(approval from third party required) 

11. Rally Foundation *(approval from third party required)



Consent

I hereby state that the information given by me in this application is true and complete in all aspects. I hereby authorize former employers, references or Ascension Sacred Heart to furnish any information concerning my personal character, employment/volunteer records, and I hereby release all such persons from any liability or damages on account of having furnished such information.

I hereby give my consent to conduct a criminal background history through local court repositories, as well as federal databases. I understand that this information will be used to determine my eligibility for volunteer service at Ascension Sacred Heart Health System. I waive and release Ascension Sacred Heart Health System and its agents from any and all claims I may otherwise have with respect to any such criminal background check.