More than 560 volunteers provide special services and support to a variety of departments throughout Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers. Volunteers must be over the age of 18 and are expected to commit to one six month period of services. Volunteers solely support the hospital gift shop. All proceeds from the gift shop support hospital services, programs and community education scholarships.
Valuable Gift of Time
As part of the volunteer interview process we do our best to match your special skills to an area of service that will challenge you. Volunteers are an integral part of our team and we want your experience to be fulfilling and rewarding. Some of the support roles include:
- Computer projects
- Copying, faxing and other office duties
- Support on nursing floors by answering patient call lights and assisting with patient and family needs
- Stocking supplies
- Gift shop sales
- Courtesy cart drivers
- Front desk/greeter
Pet Therapy "Paws for Patients” - Certified pets and their handlers visit patients and staff members.
Flower Delivery - As a volunteer you will visit patients, offer them a fresh flower and spend time visiting with those who may not have family members available or living in the area.
Art Therapy - Creative volunteers utilize their skills by painting, sketching, and Origami. Our volunteers sit in the surgery waiting areas and create art providing relaxation for families of patients undergoing a surgical procedure.
Requirements to become a volunteer include but are not limited to:
Must be 18 years of age and out of high school
A minimum six-month commitment is required
Completion of the online pre-orientation video and application
A one-on-one interview and completion of orientation
Purchase of a $20 tax-deductible uniform
How to Apply To Become a Volunteer
Please take a moment to reivew our pre-orientation information. Click here to view the content. After you have completed your pre-orientation review you can apply to volunteer online. After we receive your application we will contact you and set-up a personal interview with our volunteer staff.
Learn More About Volunteering at Chandler Regional
More information regarding volunteer opportunities please contact Volunteer Services at (480) 728-3308.