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Volunteer at Bozeman Health

Do you enjoy helping people within a healthcare setting while making life long connections? Then, join our dynamic volunteer program! There are many different opportunities to choose from. Volunteers are asked to make a four-month commitment of fulfilling one, four-hour volunteer shift each week. All volunteers must complete a background check and TB test before starting.

In addition to gaining satisfaction through helping patients, visitors and staff, volunteers receive other benefits as well. These include a meal allowance for each shift, discounts in the pharmacy and gift shops, and participation in health system and volunteer services events. Come join our dedicated team!

Volunteer Information and Application

Volunteer Opportunities at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital

Information Desk: Volunteers make a lasting impression for those who enter Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital by greeting guests, giving directions and answering visitor questions.

Wayfinding: Volunteers are stationed at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital entrances and assist with providing directions, walking patients to their appointments, and/or transporting patients in wheelchairs. They also deliver flowers, meals, mail, and other items throughout the hospital.

Cancer Center: Volunteers make a difference by providing comfort to cancer patients undergoing treatments and to family members and guests while they wait. Drivers are needed to give patients rides to and from treatment/visits.

Emergency Department: Volunteers provide comfort and non-medical services for patients and their visitors in the emergency department. Volunteers also assist with room turnover and restocking supplies.

Perioperative Services: Volunteers give support to families and friends waiting for patients in surgery and serve as a liaison between families, surgical staff, and physicians.

Cuddler in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Family Birth Center: Volunteers cuddle babies in both the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and Family Birth Center. When there are no babies to cuddle, volunteers assist with phone calls, stuffing packets, and other clerical tasks.

Family Birth Center Guest Relations: Volunteers greet and verify patient and visitor information. They will also answer phones and any patient and/or visitor questions.

Gift Shop: Gift Shop volunteers assist customers as they shop for gifts, flowers, candy, and other merchandise.

Volunteer Opportunities at Bozeman Health Big Sky Medical Center

Big Sky Medical Center: Volunteers assist in the Emergency Department or main registration desk. The staff is willing to work with your schedule and goals in order to have a meaningful volunteer experience.

Volunteer Opportunities at Bozeman Health Hillcrest Senior Living

Meals Host: Volunteers check residents in and serve as meal hosts during lunch and dinner. They assist with drinks and other tasks as needed. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in an assisted living setting while helping others and making life long connections.

Bozeman Health (systemwide opportunities)

Animal-Assisted Therapy: Volunteer teams of person and animal provide emotional support to patients, visitors, and staff at Bozeman Health care sites.

Spiritual Health: Volunteers assist our Spiritual Health team with patient centered initiatives and/or perform specific tasks based on religious affiliation.

Special Projects: Volunteers help with various activities and events as needed. Health system departments may ask for assistance with particular projects, educational materials, fundraising events, filing, database organization, etc.

Junior Volunteers: 16 and 17 year-olds who would like to volunteer in a professional healthcare setting work one-on-one with an adult mentor. They perform nonmedical tasks within the department they choose to volunteer in. Junior volunteers are held to the same standards as adult volunteers and expected to be professional in all aspects of their role.