Volunteer Assignments

Bilingual in English and Spanish, Hindi, or French Creole preferred.

Available Monday to Saturday day 9am- 4pm This program seeks to reduce the sense of isolation in the hospital.

Volunteers will help to lessen the anxiety and frustration a patient, family escort or visitor may experience with a friendly smile and positive conversation.

Volunteers serve as a liaison between the staff, patient and the family/escort providing guidance and direction to their desired locations. Volunteers must be mature, compassionate, empathetic, and have strong interpersonal and communication ability.

Available daily with flexible hours Volunteers provide assistance on patient units. Volunteers provide a wide range of clerical support for departments throughout the Hospital.

Responsible for assisting nursing staff and patients, transporting supplies, running errands, meal trays, clerical, and other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate. Duties include working on special projects, answering phones, data entry and typing.

Assignments are available depending on department or program specific needs at any given time.

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Assignments may involve indirect patient / client contact, and others that are focused on clerical support.Although we offer opportunities for clinical exposure or shadowing medical staff, we do offer a number of exciting and rewarding volunteer assignments at each of our 3 locations: Texas Children's Hospital & Pavilion for Women (Medical Center), Texas Children's Hospital West Campus (Katy) and Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands (The Woodlands).Please visit the links below for additional information about the various volunteer opportunities.The volunteers’ assistance can help the patients and family/escorts focus and communicate confidently with staff.If you are looking to give back to the community and you speak English and Spanish, Bengali, Hindi or Punjabi, and have knowledge of medical terminology in both languages, this program may be for you.Bilingual in English and Bengali, French Creole, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish is a plus. The Emergency Services Department Caring Links Volunteer Program is to provide a supportive, caring environment in the Emergency Services Department.Volunteers serve as a liaison between the Emergency Services Department staff and the patient and the patient’s family/escort, providing updated non-medical information.Caring Link Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and possess maturity, flexibility, friendliness, tact, sensitivity, good judgment and a commitment to patients’ privacy and confidentiality. Available daily 7am- 9pm You must already have done an interpreter training in order to apply for this program.The purpose of the program is to lessen the anxiety and frustration patients and families sometimes encounter with language barriers.Volunteer technical assistance from US farmers, agribusinesses, cooperatives, and universities helps smallholder farmers in developing countries improve productivity, access new markets, and conserve environmental and natural resources.NCBA CLUSA’s Farmer-to-Farmer volunteers work with farmers, producer groups, rural businesses, and service providers to develop local capacity necessary to enhance food security, increase incomes and economic growth, and address environmental and natural resource management challenges.

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