When you volunteer at UPMC East, you become part of Your Care Our Commitment — our pledge to patients — by supporting the five core values:
Other benefits include:
See below for some of the ways you can volunteer to help patients, families, and UPMC staff.
Not all opportunities listed are available at all times. Opportunities will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.
Assist emergency department staff in various tasks, also rounding in patient waiting area.
Volunteers greet and help visitors and families find their way throughout the hospital.
Assist visitors in visiting patients by calling back to nurses to see if patients can receive visitors at that time.
Assist with light stocking of floors and providing non – isolation patient rooms with puzzles or reading materials as requested.
Assist the nursing education department with classroom material preparation and special events.
Assist the transport staff in moving patients to and from various location within the hospital and helping with discharge of patients.
Properly licensed pet therapy dogs are welcome to visit the hospital upon completion of all proper documentation and onboarding procedures.