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Volunteer Opportunities at MetroHealth

Ambassador

Description: Greet patients and visitors. Escort patients and visitors to their destination. May also provide service recovery to patients.

Volunteers Needed: Weekdays for three-hour shifts between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Commitment Required: 6 months

Minimum Age: 18

Locations:

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Calls for HOPE

Description: Make weekly phone calls to patients in their homes to help combat loneliness and social isolation.

Volunteers Needed: Phone calls are made from volunteer’s home.

Commitment Required: Minimum 3 months

Minimum Age: 18

Learn more about Calls for HOPE 

Location: MetroHealth Medical Center, Main Campus

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Cancer Center

Description: Visit outpatients in treatment rooms and offer comfort items.  Answer call lights.

Volunteers Needed: Weekdays 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Commitment Required: 3 months

Minimum Age: 18

Location: MetroHealth Medical Center, Main Campus

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Doula

Description: Provide emotional support and comfort measures to women during labor and delivery. Completion of doula training offered by Doulas of North America (DONA) is required.

Volunteers Needed: On call

Commitment Required: 6 months. If volunteering to complete certification requirements, must attend a minimum of six births.

Minimum Age: 18

Location: MetroHealth Medical Center, Main Campus

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Emergency Department

Description: Round on patients and offer non-medical assistance to patients and families. Please note: This is not an observational experience.

Volunteers Needed: Weekdays and weekends for three-hour shifts between 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. Commitment Required: 3 months

Minimum Age: 18 and high school graduate

Locations:

Additional Training: Emergency Volunteers must complete a mandatory virtual emergency volunteer orientation and in person emergency clinic tour. 

ED Virtual Orientation Dates: 

  • Tuesday November 16, 2021 at 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday November 30, 2021 at 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday December 14, 2021 at 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

ED Tour Dates: 

  • Wednesday November 17, 2021 at 5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday December 1, 2021 at 5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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Eucharistic Minister

Description: Assist chaplains in meeting spiritual needs of patients by providing communion. Must be a practicing Catholic who has been commissioned as a Eucharistic Minister.

Volunteers Needed: Weekdays and weekends

Commitment Required: 6 months

Minimum Age: 18

Locations: MetroHealth Medical Center, Main Campus

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Loving Paws

Description: Bring your dog to visit patients and families. Dogs must be certified through Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Therapy Dogs International or Pet Partners.

Volunteers Needed: Weekdays and weekends. One-hour shift.

Commitment Required: Must volunteer at least twice per month for at least 6 months.

Minimum Age: 18

Locations: MetroHealth Medical Center, Main Campus

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Mobile Food Pantry

Description: Deliver food to homes of MetroHealth patients using a contact-less delivery process. Volunteers must provide their own vehicle. Proof of vehicle insurance and a valid driver’s license are required.

Volunteers Needed: Deliveries take place on the third Tuesday (Cleveland, 44109 and 44102 ZIP codes) and fourth Friday (Parma) of the month. Food is picked up from MetroHealth Medical Center (Tuesday) or MetroHealth Parma Medical Center (Friday) around 8:30 a.m. Deliveries take about 2 hours.

Commitment Required: At least once per month for 6 months

Minimum Age: 18

Location: MetroHealth Medical Center, Main Campus

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New Baby Literacy Liaison

Description: Visit new parents to promote the importance of reading and distribute New Baby Literacy Kits and library cards. This service is presented in collaboration with the Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Volunteers Needed: Weekdays and weekends

Commitment Required: 6 months

Minimum Age: 18

Location: MetroHealth Medical Center, Main Campus

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Patient and Family Advisor

Description: Patients and family members share critical insights on opportunities for improvement within The MetroHealth System. Staff and Patient and Family Advisors collaborate on projects centered around experience, safety, quality, process improvement and environmental design.

Volunteers Needed: Scheduled as needed for council meetings, committee work or speaking engagements.

Commitment Required: Minimum 1 year

Minimum Age: 18

Learn more about the Patient and Family Advisor Program

Location: MetroHealth Medical Center, Main Campus

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Physical and Occupational Therapy - Inpatient

Description: Provide non-technical assistance as directed by therapist. Escort patients in wheelchairs.

Volunteers Needed: Weekdays 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1- 4 p.m.

Commitment Required: 3 months

Minimum Age: 18

Location: MetroHealth Old Brooklyn Medical Center

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Physical and Occupational Therapy - Outpatient

Description: Provide non-technical assistance as directed by therapist. Escort patients in wheelchairs.

Volunteers Needed: Weekdays 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 - 4 p.m.

Commitment Required: 3 months

Minimum Age: 18

Locations: 

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Trauma Survivor Peer Visitors

Description: Trained peer mentors who have survived traumatic injuries/experiences visit with newly injured patients and families to offer emotional support, hope, and encouragement. Volunteer visits are completed in-person at MetroHealth Medical Center or by telephone on a case-by-case basis.

Volunteers Needed: Weekdays/Scheduled as available

Commitment Required: Minimum 3 months (Visit at least once per month)

Minimum Age: 18 Learn more about the Trauma Survivor Peer Visitors Program

Location: MetroHealth Medical Center, Main Campus

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Herb Werner

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Herb Werner

One of MetroHealth’s most recognized and admired volunteers is crushing it.

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