Volunteering at Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls, Wis.
When you join the Volunteers In Partnership with Community Memorial Hospital (VIPs), you join men and women from all walks of life. Retirees, homemakers, business professionals and others — like you — who want to share their time and talent for the benefit of our hospital, patients, and community.
As a VIP, you will become a valued member of the Community Memorial Hospital family. VIPs receive recognition for their services and are invited to participate in social events and hospital-sponsored educational programs.
We offer many opportunities to volunteer. We make every effort to place you in an area where your abilities and creative talents shine. Our volunteer opportunities include daytime, evening and weekend hours; all require a long-term commitment with a weekly assignment.
About Our Volunteer Opportunities
Although we appreciate all of the interest in volunteering at the hospital, the Community Memorial Hospital Volunteer Services Department is unable to accept students or other volunteers who are seeking to obtain the following:
- specific or general health care experience;
- clinical or non-clinical work experience;
- fulfillment of mandated community service hours;
- short-term opportunities.
Our Organizational Education and Development Department provides opportunities for Job Shadowing for high school and college students who are interested in obtaining general information about health care fields or, want to learn more about specific fields. If you are interested in Job Shadowing, please call 262-257-3240.
If you meet the criteria for volunteering at Community Memorial, call the Volunteer Services Department at 262-257-3300 to receive an application packet. Or, submit an electronic request.
Timeless Treasures Gift Shop
Want to have fun and meet people? Then the Timeless Treasures Gift Shop needs you now! Volunteers assist as sales clerks with merchandise displays and arranging, and with the pricing of merchandise.
- Weekends:11 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Evenings:5 p.m.-8 p.m.
Cookie Bakers and Sellers
Join the "Cookie Crew" as they bake and sell cookies in the hospital lobby.
- Thursdays:11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
North Entrance Escorts
Energetic volunteers needed to provide directions and escort service for patients and visitors of the hospital for 4 hours in the afternoon. Requires some walking and pushing of wheelchairs.
- Monday, Tuesday, Friday:12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. shift
Courtesy Van Driver - hospital campus
Our drivers transport patients, visitors and staff from the hospital parking lots to their hospital entrance destinations. This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to drive, has a good driving record and excellent customer service skills.
- Monday-Fridays: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (split shifts)
Special Events and Fundraisers
You may also choose to volunteer your time and talents helping with a number of events and fundraisers.
Call Special Events at 262-257-3312 to volunteer.
- Cheery Cherry Fall Fair. This art and craft fair, which is held on the fourth Sunday in September, draws thousands of people to Menomonee Falls every year. Proceeds from the event support special VIP projects, as well as hospital programs and services. Volunteers are needed year-around and on the day of the fair.
- Various other fundraisers/events
Community Volunteers crochet, knit or sew for projects that are sponsored by Community Memorial Hospital and the Volunteer Services Department. This is a great way to volunteer and benefit our patients from the comfort of your home!
- Lap robes
- Chemo caps and support pillows for cancer patients
- Walker/wheelchair tote bags
Community Outreach Clinic
The Community Outreach Health Clinic is for uninsured and underinsured people residing in the hospital’s service area. The clinic is located in the Community Memorial Hospital Outpatient Care Center and is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. There are both clinical and non-clinical volunteer opportunities available:
- Nurse Practitioners
- Non-clinical (medical receptionists, screeners, drug assistants
To volunteer, contact the scheduling coordinator at 262-257-3309.
The CMH Summer Volunteen Program is a nine-week general volunteer experience geared for teens and young adults. Through this program, Volunteens are given an opportunity to learn what it is like to serve in a hospital setting. Both clinical and non-clinical assignments are available.
For more information or to receive a brochure, please contact CMH Volunteer Services at 262-257-3300 during normal business hours.
Opportunities in Menomonee Falls
Community Memorial Hospital supports volunteerism throughout our community.VolunteerMenomoneeFalls.org, established in 2006 by a Leadership Menomonee Falls project team, is a website dedicated to the development, promotion and support of volunteerism within our community. At Community Memorial and throughout Menomonee Falls - volunteers make a difference!