You can join the dedicated and compassionate individuals who devote time and talent
to serving our patients, their families and hospital staff.
Here are some of our areas that utilize volunteers:
Patient Navigator/Guest Services
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Volunteers greet and assist patients and visitors in the main lobby of UF Health
North. Volunteers will provide general customer service and escort patients to different
areas within the complex if needed.
Emergency Room Volunteer
Any day, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
The primary role of an emergency department volunteer is to visit patients and family
members and assist them with non-clinical tasks and comfort measures. A volunteer
may assist with additional duties and responsibilities, such cleaning and restocking
emergency department items.
Any day, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Volunteer functions as an ambassador of goodwill visiting and interacting with patients,
families and staff. The volunteer's mission is to lift the spirit and reduce the
emotional suffering of those who are ill and alone. He or she seeks to communicate
in ways that show compassion and concern by bringing encouragement, hope and joy
to patients who might otherwise have no visitors. The volunteer's role is to care
and to listen.
Monday-Friday, mornings or afternoons
Volunteers work in outpatient areas to help provide a welcoming environment. You
will provide customer service, emotional support and comfort to patients, families
and visitors. You will assist staff with general and clerical tasks and coordinate
support groups. Working in a clinic provides an opportunity to expand one's knowledge
of a specific field of medicine. Volunteer opportunities exist in the following
- Multi Medicine
- Multi Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery and Podiatry
Partners in Care
Any day, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Volunteers assist nursing staff by providing general non-clinical support to patients
and families. Volunteers perform various tasks such as distributing and retrieving
meal trays, serving ice and water, touring families around the unit and hospital,
delivering lab tests and assisting with patient transportation.
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Four-hour shifts available whenever the shop is open. Gift Shop volunteers should
be friendly, outgoing and willing to help staff, patients and visitors. You will
assist with merchandise displays, pricing, customer service and cashiering.
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Volunteers will assist the staff at the front desk and help provide a welcoming
environment by greeting the patients, escorting them to registration, examination
rooms and other areas if needed.