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Volunteer Opportunities

Johns Hopkins Bayview has a number of volunteer opportunities to meet individual interests and fill a variety of important roles, both in patient care and employee support.

Ambulatory Services Representative

Assists in the surgery waiting area by walking family members to/from the recovery room. Communicates with OR staff to update families with patient status.

Child Day Care Volunteer

Provides staff with assistance in performing duties related to the functions of the Child Day Care Department. Responsibilities include supervising, reading and providing comfort to children.

Clinic Clerical Services Volunteer

Provides clerical assistance to assigned areas within Johns Hopkins Bayview. Responsibilities vary according to department but generally include answering the phones, recording and distributing messages, data entry, filing, and picking up and delivering mail.

Emergency Room Greeter

Communicates with emergency room patients and their family members/visitors in the treatment area, acting as a liaison with the care team and providing service recovery as needed.

Family Resource Center Assistant

Assists family members and caregivers of patients with memory loss through the Family Resource Center and guides them through a variety of relevant resources.

Library Book Care Assistant

Distributes books and magazines to inpatients.

Materials Management Aide

Assists staff with day-to-day responsibilities in the linen department, mail room, central supply and transport.

Oncology Aide

Visits patients in the waiting area to provide books, magazines or other reading material. Serves as a patient facilitator/navigator.

Patient-Family Advisory Council Member

Offers input into patient care and organizational processes, and advocates patient and family needs.

Patient Partner

Acts as liaison between patients, visitors and hospital staff, keeping lines of communication open. Responsibilities include visiting patients, providing information regarding hospital policies and patient rights and responsibilities, assisting with distribution of general information including patient service guidebooks and safety brochures, assisting in resolving problems, either by acting independently or reporting a complaint to patient representative, or other appropriate staff member, and generally helping to insure patient satisfaction.

Recreation Therapy Department Volunteer

Assists patient care staff with activities for patients and nursing home residents. Responsibilities include assisting in activities for patients and nursing home residents and transporting patients and residents to activities.

Stork’s Nest Volunteer

Assists as needed in the Stork’s Nest Program (an incentive program for low income, at risk, pregnant women. Mothers to be accumulate points by visiting the clinics to learn how to care for themselves during pregnancy and for their babies after birth. They exchange their points for baby items donated to the Stork’s Nest.). Responsibilities include assisting clients in shopping, moving clothing form storage, arranging stock, filling out forms and calculating point useage.

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