About Us

About Us

Welcome to AHMC Whittier Hospital Medical Center

Volunteers

ADULT VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers are a vital part of Whittier Hospital Medical Center’s activities. We invite you to participate in a rewarding and worthwhile volunteer experience. Volunteer benefits include professional development, training opportunities and work experience.

BENEFITS

  • Being part of a FANTASTIC Whittier Hospital Medical Center team
  • Training opportunities
  • Professional development
  • Work experience
  • A free $6 lunch after working for 4 hours
  • As a volunteer you may park for free in the parking area behind the modular building
  • You will receive many intangible rewards for your service as a volunteer

REQUIREMENTS

  • Good communication skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must comply with all policies and procedures
  • Attend orientation and departmental training sessions
  • Must coordinate work schedule to meet hospital needs
  • 18 or older and no longer in high school

AREAS OF SERVICE

  • Gift Shop
  • Nursing Departments
  • Visitor Services/Hospital Front Desk
  • Patient errands
  • Out-patient discharge
  • Ancillary departments support
  • Community outreach participation

YOUTH PROGRAM

Whittier Hospital Medical Center’s Youth Program is designed to enhance the creativity, confidence and success of its members.

Students may begin volunteering at age 18 or a senior in high school

Same requirements, areas of service and benefits as adult volunteers

For general information, please contact the VOLUNTEER OFFICE
Phone: 562.464.6345
Email: frieda.wenzara@ahmchealth.com

TRAINING AND TIME COMMITMENT

Volunteers work in a variety of departments and will receive on-site training.

Volunteer service will be agreed between the volunteer and the designated department supervisor. Hours are flexible and depend on assignment.

Volunteer Application Procedure

Please follow the proper procedure should you wish to be considered for the program:

  • Fill out an application and dowload the forms (4) on this page, which include: Background Check Consent, Release of Information, Confidentiality Statement and Health Information form
  • You will be contacted for an interview via email or by phone
  • Read and sign the forms (4) and bring them with you the day of your interview
  • Health clearance by Infection Control Department will be required. The applicant must provide copies of the following:
    1. A current TB test from within 30 days. A PPD skin test can be obtained at the Department of Health Services at 7643 S. Painter Ave. or from your own physician
    2. Proof of immunity to Rubella ( German measles), Rubeola (measles), Mumps and Varicella (chicken pox). Immunization consists of 2 (two) MMR (German Measles, Measles, Mumps and 2 (two) Varicella vaccinations or lab draw titer “igg” Rubeola, Rubella, Mumps and Varicella. *Immunity by disease history is not acceptable

Please be advised that you will be required to bring proof of vaccination the day of your interview

After all the requirements have been met, you will be invited to attend to a mandatory Volunteer Orientation and tour of the hospital

Be prepared to let us know the days you are available to volunteer, areas of interest and hours

You will also be asked to pay a $10 refundable deposit when you pick up your uniform

An ID badge will be provided to you by the Human Resources Department before your start volunteering

HAPPY VOLUNTEERING!