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Volunteering at All Saints

As a volunteer at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - All Saints, you will feel appreciated and needed while helping others. Volunteers are individuals from all walks of life: 

  • They are willing to devote their time, knowledge and expertise to the service of others.
  • No special skills are necessary. 
  • They have a desire to be of service, an enthusiasm to learn, and a willingness to work under supervision.

Become a Volunteer

To become a volunteer, call Volunteer Services at 262-687-8070. 

Requirements

All Saints Volunteer Requirements

  • Be at least 14 years old 
  • Have transportation or access to transportation to All Saints 
  • Authorize a background check if 18 or older 
  • Complete a health history form, obtain the signature of their personal physician, and complete medical tests provided and paid for by All Saints

Volunteer Time Requirements

  • For adult volunteers, 100 hours of service over a six-month period is expected, but this may be adjusted under certain circumstances. 
  • We have no minimum hours expectation for volunteers who complete craft projects at home. 
  • We will gladly create special summer volunteering schedules for teenagers and college students.

Helpful Skills

  • Knowledge of Windows® computer programs: Microsoft® Word and Excel 
  • Data entry or typing ability

Benefits of Volunteering 

  • Ability to join the Educator’s Credit Union™
  • Ability to enroll in on-site classes offered to All Saints associates. You can train many in areas, including:
    • Computer 
    • CPR
    • Blood pressure management 
    • Leadership skills 
    • And more
  • Optional free annual flu shot
  • Complementary fountain beverages during shifts at Wisconsin Avenue or Spring Street Campus (no bottles or cans) 
  • 10% discount in cafeterias
  • 10% discount at gift shops 
  • 10% discount at All Saints pharmacies  
  •  Associate discounted rates for area events and recreational activities 
  •  Annual All Saints volunteer recognition lunch 
  • Special holiday meal hosted by food service

Departments & Locations Using Volunteers

  • All Saints Foundation
  • Associate Health and Wellness
  • Cancer Center
  • Education Resources
  • Emergency Care Center
    (18 years and older)
  • Family Medicine Center
  • Gift Shops
  • Human Resources
  • Information Desks
  • Intensive Care Unit
    (waiting room)
  • Laboratory
  • Lakeshore Manor
  • Leadership Development
  • Library
  • Little Saints Child Care Center
  • Marketing
  • Medical Staff Office
  • Medical Group:
    One Main
    Bankers Road
    Sturtevant
    Spring Street
    Union Grove
  • Pain Management
  • Patient Registration
  • Patient Relations
  • Quality Management
  • Senior Services
  • Spiritual Care Services
  • Surgical Services
  • Volunteer Services
  • Women’s Health
  • Women’s Imaging Center

General Assistance

  • Clerical - Answer phones, file paperwork, copy paperwork and data entry.
  • Mailings - Stuff packets or sort, fold, staple and tab materials.
  • Distribution/Delivery - Distribute and deliver patient mail, supplies and equipment.
  • Escort - Walk patients and visitors to various points throughout the sites or drive the Courtesy Van to and from Spring Street Campus locations and parking:
    • Van volunteers work three-hour shifts Monday through Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm.
    • Van volunteers must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license.
  • Errands - Collect patient menus and other errands as requested. 
  • Reception - Greet patients and visitors, provide directions and information, assist patients with check-in and paperwork, and keep the waiting areas organized.

Other Opportunities

SMILE & SCHWOBBLE Game Shows

Hand out bingo cards and game sheets and deliver prizes to patient rooms each week.

Community Outreach

  • Blood Pressure Clinics – assist at free community clinics (must take the American Heart Associate Blood Pressure class, which we offer to you at no charge)
  • Children’s Program – lead hands-on activities for 2nd graders in “Children’s Introduction to Hospital Care”
  • LifeLine Personal Emergency Response System – help with clerical duties or install equipment in new subscribers’ homes 
  • Telecare – make short phone calls from 8 – 9 am each morning to check on individuals who live alone without community support 
  • Specialized Care Units

Miscellaneous

  • Baby Hats – Knit baby hats, which are then given to each newborn. You’re given the patterns and yarn, and you can make the hats in the comfort of your own home.
  • Baptismal Bibs – Sew bibs that are used during the emergency baptisms of newborns.

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