OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center

Urbana, Illinois

Volunteer Opportunities

Application Forms

Option 1: Apply Online 

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Option 2: Apply by Email/Mail

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Serving with the Greatest Care and Love, our volunteers spend time making a difference in the lives of our patients, visitors and caregivers.  Everyone their lives touch truly appreciates their efforts.

Our volunteer opportunities fall into the following categories:

Greeter and Escort Team

This team member welcomes patients and visitors and/or escorts them to the appropriate locations via walking or wheelchair transport.

Support Team

Team members may serve in a variety of ways such as helping in the Gift Shop, providing office support, and working on special projects.

Patient Safety Ambassador Team

This team member will help make a patient’s hospitalization stay a more pleasant experience by providing personal attention to a patient in an unhurried manner and help relieve the nursing staff by performing small tasks. 

These tasks may include passing trays/water, providing a warm blanket, being a patient companion, environmental rounds, answering the phone, stocking supplies and light cleaning. 

College Internship Program

Unpaid internships are available for students in curriculum that require an internship for course credit. 

Volunteer Requirements

OSF Heart of Mary Volunteers OSF Heart of Mary Volunteers

  • Minimum age of 16 
  • Meet health requirements (immunizations and vaccinations)
  • Complete a background check
  • Have a desire to serve others with a listening ear and a loving, caring heart
  • Volunteers are encouraged to volunteer 3-4 hours per week, for a minimum of 6 months
  • College intern hours are determined by course requirements

OSF Peace Meal Volunteer Opportunities

  • Meal Delivery- Will assist drivers with delivering meals to seniors’ homes and congregate sites between 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.  Independent routes are also available, but volunteer must use their own vehicle and have a valid driver’s license.  Mileage reimbursement optional. 
  • Kitchen- Will assist with meal preparation at either the Rantoul or Bloomington kitchen between the hours of 6:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m.  Activities may include bagging bread, cupping fruit, cleaning dishes, etc.  Some heavy lifting may be required (up to 10 lbs.)
  • Congregate Site Assistant- Will help serve meals to and oversee activities with seniors from 10 a.m. –2 p.m. at any of our site locations within our seven counties. 
  • Clerical Assistant (Bloomington only) - Hours are flexible based on availability of volunteer.  Duties may include answering phones, photo-copying, addressing and mailing letters, and updating our data platform.

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For more information, please contact us at (217) 337-2378 or email  HMMC.VolunteerServices@osfhealthcare.org.