Explore Our Volunteer Opportunities

We invite you to contact us about joining the very special group of volunteers at The University of Vermont Medical Center. We are committed to our volunteers and their contribution to quality health care.

Interested in becoming involved?

Explore some of our Volunteer Opportunities

Art from the Heart: Assist with art sessions for pediatric and adult patients, families and caregivers. 

Cardiac Rehab: Provide support for patients facing cardiac surgery and/or during their post-op rehabilitation period.

Emergency Department Waiting Room: Serve as a liaison between staff, family and patients.

FAVORS Program: Provide a wide range of personalized services to patients.

Falls Prevention: Work with a multidisciplinary team to decrease the incidence of patient falls in the hospital.

Footnoters: Provide foot care to the elderly or provide clerical assistance to register clinic participants.

Gift Shop: Assist customers, manage sales, stock items and maintain an orderly atmosphere in a busy retail environment.

Guides: Assist patients to and from the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) Lobby for appointments and procedures.

Hematology/Oncology Support: Assist cancer patients in the waiting area and the chemotherapy infusion bay.

Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP): Provide support, companionship and information for patients.

Information Desk: Greet the public, answer the phone and direct patients and visitors to appropriate areas. Need computer skills to locate patients and outpatient appointment sites.

Infection Management: Assist with data collection and entry regarding hand washing.

Mascot: Appear as our Vermont Children’s Hospital mascot, Monty the Moose, at special functions and events.

NODA: No One Dies Alone volunteers work with the Palliative Care department to provide companionship to dying patients who might otherwise be alone.

Patient Relations Ambassador: Assist Patient and Family Advocacy by visiting new patients and providing information to meet their needs.

Pediatrics: Participate in Child Life play program by involving pediatric patients in play activities. Training provided by Child Life Specialists.

Replays-Quality Resale Shop: Assist with retail sales, operate cash register and sort donations. Profits support patient services via the Fletcher Allen Auxiliary. Located on Dorset Street in South Burlington.

Ronald McDonald Family Room: Greet and explain Family Room services to parents of pediatric patients in the Ronald McDonald Family Room. Located on the pediatric unit of the hospital.

Sewing/Knitting at Home: Various sewing projects to be done at home for our Pediatric, Emergency Department, Palliative Care and Breast Care Center.

Spiritual Care: Volunteers provide various services to meet the spiritual needs of our patients.

Intensive Care Unit Liaison: Assist staff by supporting families of patients who are in the surgical and medical waiting areas. Act as a liaison between families and staff.

Taylor Hospitality Room: Welcome families to the Taylor Family Hospitality Room for respite, comfort and support. Room offers coffee, snacks, a computer, flat-screen TV, recliners and shower facilities.