Community volunteers contribute their time at Natividad through the Volunteer Auxiliary. Our volunteers are an important part of our staff. Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community and interact with patients and visitors alike.
Hundreds of dedicated men and women volunteer time and energy to help us meet the needs of patients. The Auxiliary operates the Gift Shop in the lobby of the Barnet J. Segal Outpatient Services Center. Volunteers help in many different ways, including assisting visitors around the hospital campus, offering companionship to pediatric and elderly patients and providing clerical services.
Volunteers are assigned according to their interests and skills. Use your special skills and talents in a variety of ways, and in many different areas, such as:
Compile information packets, comfort waiting patients and direct them to appropriate departments; assist in X-ray and the laboratory.
Greet visitors and new patients, dispense general information, direct and accompany visitors to their destinations.
Patient Care Departments
Visit with patients and give cheer and special help as requested by nursing staff.
Perform office duties (typing, filing, etc.) in patient and non-patient care departments.
Stock and sell items; operate our volunteers’ fundraising shop.
Join us in hosting special events at Natividad and in the community.
Eucharistic ministers pray, comfort and offer communion to patients.
Man the snack bar, interact, disseminate information and enhance visitation experience of patients and visitors.
Visit and interact with patients along with a certified Pet Therapy dog.