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Bellevue Campus Volunteering Opportunities

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Volunteer Services

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Seattle Children’s Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center. We are currently offering both direct and non-patient-contact volunteer opportunities.

Please note that only those over the age of 18 will be considered for our direct patient care volunteer positions.

If you are interested, please email us or call 206-884-9521.

We ask that you provide us with your name, age, telephone number, email address and best times to contact you. You will be contacted within 48 hours to begin the volunteer assessment process.

Direct Patient Contact

Child Life Department: Sibling and Outpatient Playroom

Minimum Age: 18

Mature, enthusiastic, caring and reliable volunteers are needed to provide fun, purposeful activities for siblings and patients while waiting for surgical procedures or clinic appointments. Volunteers help maintain toys and play supplies in the playroom, checking for safety and cleaning on a regular basis.

Shifts

(Minimum of 3 hours, 4 hours preferred, once a week)
Weekdays only: 9 a.m.–12 p.m, 1 p.m.–4 p.m.

Bellevue Outpatient Surgery Center

Minimum Age: 18

Volunteers provide a communication link between the clinical team in the outpatient surgery center and the parents/caregivers by providing “next steps” instructions post induction. Duties may include providing comfort measures and transporting patients and families at the time of discharge. Volunteers are essential to the outpatient surgery center and are viewed as an integral part of the care team. This position provides much interaction with patients and families during the outpatient surgical experience.

Shifts

(4 hours once a week)
Weekdays only: 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Limited or Non–Patient Contact

Clerical and office support

Minimum Age: 16

Assist the staff with clerical and office duties in clinical and administrative departments throughout the site. Opportunities are open to volunteers who would like to gain office experience and learn new skills and management tools currently being used in a hospital environment. Duties may include data collection, filing and collating, answering phones, using office machines and word processing.

Shifts

(Minimum of 3 hours, 4 hours preferred, once a week)
Weekdays, evenings and weekend shifts are available.

Entrance guides

Minimum Age: 16

Volunteers will help welcome and assists all patients, families, staff and visitors in order to identify needs, provide appropriate age-related customer service and facilitate wayfinding, deliveries and entrance security.

Shifts

(Minimum of 3 hours, 4 hours preferred, once a week)
Weekdays, evenings and weekend shifts are available.