Volunteering at Vail Valley Medical Center is rewarding. With our many volunteer positions available, volunteers become part of a great team dedicated to exceeding the expectations of our patients, employees and physicians. 
 
Our current volunteer opportunities are varied and include:
Description: Assist Avon Urgent Care Staff with non-clinical tasks and offer patients and families assistance as directed.
Schedule: Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday, 9 AM to 1 PM and 5 PM to 8 PM
Skills Required: Compassionate, outgoing, supportive, able to maintain confidentiality, committed, comfortable interacting with people who are ill or in crisis, able to take directions and to work as a team member as well as independently.
 
Description:  Assist Emergency Department staff at Beaver Creek Medical Center with non-clinical tasks and offer patients and families assistance as directed. This position is available during the ski/snowboard season only.
Schedule: Ski season only, Thursday – Monday 11am – 4pm
Skills Required: Compassionate, outgoing, supportive, able to maintain confidentiality, committed, comfortable interacting with people who are ill or in crisis, able to take directions and to work as a team member as well as independently.
 
Description: Assist Emergency Room Staff at VVMC with non-clinical tasks and offer patients and families assistance as directed. This position is available during the ski/snowboard season only.
Schedule: Ski season only, Sunday through Saturday, 11 AM to 5 PM.
Skills Required: Compassionate, outgoing, supportive, able to maintain confidentiality, committed, comfortable interacting with people who are ill or in crisis, able to take directions and to work as a team member and independently.
 
Description: Offer guests, patients and employees an opportunity to purchase gifts, candy and merchandise while at the hospital. All proceeds benefit Vail Valley Medical Center. 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM
Skills Required:  Comfortable working on the computer, exchanging monies and working independently.
 
Description: Offer cookies and beverages to patients on the Patient Care Unit and Women and Children's Center.
Schedule: Tuesday, 2 PM to 4 PM
Skills Required: Outgoing and friendly, comfortable being in the hospital environment and around people who are ill, able to move 30 pounds and able to maintain confidentiality.
 
Description: Volunteers on the patient care unit support staff in providing a high level of compassionate, patient-centered care. Volunteer duties range from stocking supplies, preparing patients for meals, visiting with patients, answering nurse call pagers and contributing to a healing environment.
Schedule: Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 1 PM.
Skills Required: Compassionate, outgoing, supportive, able to maintain confidentiality, committed, comfortable interacting with people who are ill or just coming out of surgery, able to take directions and to work as a team member as well as independently.
 
Description: Greet patients and guests, escort them to various areas of the center and provide information pertaining to Shaw Regional Cancer Center and other clinics and services. May also make appointment reminder calls for the Sonnenalp Breast Imaging Center.
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 2 PM
Skills Required: Outgoing, high level of customer service, able to escort patients to locations and comfortable being around people who are ill.
 
Description: Be a helpful volunteer for the librarian. Learn the basics of how a medical library functions on a daily basis and assist with projects as necessary.
Schedule: Flexible, as needed.
Skills Required: Detail-oriented, computer literate, and understanding and caring of patients, family members and the general public.
 
Description: Assist guests and staff as needed. Duties may include offering coffee and tea to patients who are waiting, helping to create a calm environment and visiting with patients.
Schedule: Monday and Tuesday, 9 AM to 2 PM or later.
Skills Required: Compassionate, able to listen and not offer advice, able to maintain confidentiality, able to take directions and to work as a team member as well as independently.
 
Description: Help with volunteer and hospital fundraisers and special events. Tasks could include serving as a committee chair, helping on a committee and/or working the day of the events.
Schedule: Varies
Skills Required: Organized, energetic and self-starter.
Description: Assist guests by escorting them to various areas of the hospital and by providing information pertaining to Vail Valley Medical Center, its clinics and services. Greet all patients and guests and manage complimentary services in the lobby. 
Schedule:  Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 1 PM and 1 PM to 5 PM.
Skills Required: Outgoing, high level of customer service, able to escort patients to locations and comfortable being around people who are ill or just out of surgery.
 
Description: Assist with administrative duties such as filing or entering data.
Schedule: Monday through Friday, flexible.
Skills Required: Detail-oriented, comfortable working with computers and other office equipment.
 
Description: Office work, make thank-you phone calls, database entry.
Schedule: Monday through Friday, flexible
Skills Required: Detail-oriented, personable, and comfortable talking on the phone and working on the computer