The staff of Stormont-Vail HealthCare welcomes and depends on volunteers. Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you want to learn more about the health care environment? Do you wonder how you can make a valuable contribution to our community? You can, as a volunteer at Stormont-Vail HealthCare.
Stormont-Vail volunteers have served a vital role in the day-to-day operations of the health care organization for many decades. Volunteers provide valuable time and services that assist the professional staff in performing their skills with maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
The Volunteer Services Department is responsible for the overall management of volunteers and the implementation of volunteer support throughout Stormont-Vail HealthCare. It provides a centralized system for effectively incorporating volunteers into all aspects of the hospital and clinics, and to support and enhance the mission of Stormont-Vail HealthCare: “Working together to improve the health of our community.”
Volunteer Services is committed to providing meaningful volunteer opportunities for members of the community. In doing so, we strive to enhance and support the vision of Stormont-Vail HealthCare – to be a top-rated hospital and be nationally recognized for excellence.
The goals of Volunteer Services are:
Volunteer Services strives to improve communication, training and education for all volunteers and hospital staff regarding the volunteer program. The effective and creative integration of volunteers into the total human resources system of Stormont-Vail HealthCare is vital in meeting the goals of the hospital. It is imperative to continually develop volunteer programs to meet the changing needs of hospital departments, individuals and the community at large.
It is essential to recognize the efforts and contributions of all volunteers and to provide them with an opportunity for both personal and professional development. Individuals who participate in volunteer programs are given the opportunity to acquire new skills and knowledge, develop new interests; expand their social and personal support networks; and derive satisfaction from assisting others through compassion and understanding.