Volunteer opportunities at Froedtert Hospital are available seven days a week, in the morning, afternoon, and evening. Flexible scheduling can be arranged, but the typical volunteer contributes his/her time one day a week for three to four hours. There are volunteer opportunities in many of our specialty areas, some of which are highlighted below.
Froedtert Finders – A new volunteer opportunity!
Are you looking for a way to give back and stay active at the same time? Then this may be the volunteer experience you are looking for!
The Froedtert Finders provide a welcoming environment and alleviate stress for our patients and their families. This volunteer role will provide support to our patients and their families by helping them navigate the large campus so they can easily find their way to appointments or go from one building to another.
As a Froedtert Finder you will:
- Receive a tour of the campus and training on how to use our Wayfinding App.
- Receive a Froedtert Wayfinding shirt so that you are easily identified by patients and their families.
- Be appreciated by all those you help to find their appointment.
- Get your steps in while providing a much needed service.
Volunteers assist clinical staff by maintaining a pleasant waiting area for patients and families, restocking patient rooms and staff supplies, preparing beds with fresh linens, helping to answer questions, and directing patients and families.
Volunteers assist staff with a wide variety of duties including providing comfort in the way of blankets, juice, water and/or soup to outpatients in the Day Hospital.
Inpatient Nursing Floors
Volunteers provide companionship to patients and help the time pass a little more quickly. Volunteers also assist staff to ensure patients are comfortable and that basic needs are met and help with certain assigned tasks.
Volunteers meet the immediate needs of family and friends of patients in intensive care or surgery. Volunteers communicate information to families, coordinate patient visits, provide hospitality services and assist with visitor access to professional staff.
Bobbe’s 92nd Street Gift Shoppe
Bobbe's Gift Shoppe is the largest fundraising effort of the volunteer associates for Froedtert Hospital. Volunteers staff the shop, operate the cash register, provide customer service and stock shelves.
Volunteers assist various departments throughout the hospital with a range of office tasks such as filing, photocopying, collating, light typing, answering telephones and mailing projects.