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Volunteer at Wheaton

Volunteers are the Heart & Soul of Our Healing Ministry

Volunteers bring a special, personal touch to patient care at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. They help bring our Mission to life by helping us provide exceptional and compassionate health care that promotes the dignity and well being of the people we serve. The way we live our Mission sets us apart. If this touches your heart, we encourage you to share your time and talents with us in service to others.

What Do Our Volunteers Do?

As a volunteer, you will make a difference for patients and our staff in countless ways. We match your skills and interests to a variety of activities that may include:

  • Providing comfort and encouragement to patients
  • Assisting with communion and other spiritual care needs
  • Making patients and visitors feel welcome by greeting them and helping them find their way
  • Delivering joy with flowers and mail
  • Helping in patient care areas
  • Supporting hospice patients and their families
  • Providing clerical and office support
  • Working in the gift shop
  • Helping with community outreach and fundraising
  • Assisting the Hospital Elder Life Program

Become a Volunteer

People of all faiths, backgrounds and abilities join together to do this special work. You will be appreciated and valued member of the Wheaton family. We only have a few requirements for serving as a volunteer:

  • An open heart
  • A warm, caring spirit
  • The desire to give your time and talents in service to others
  • Adult programs are open to those 18 and older willing to offer at least six months of service
  • Student programs are open to those 14 – 17 years of age willing to offer at least 50 hours of service
  • All volunteers must complete an application form, complete a criminal background check, attend an orientation, and receive a TB test

Find Opportunities

We’d love to have you join us! Choose a hospital near you to see what volunteer opportunities we offer:

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