Volunteer at AMITA Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

Member Organization Info

A LEGACY OF HEALING THE SICK AND CARING FOR THE VULNERABLE 

AMITA Health is an award-winning health system committed to delivering compassionate care to nearly 6.6 million residents in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs.

As a faith-based health system in the respective Catholic and Adventist traditions, AMITA Health is committed to delivering inclusive and compassionate care, communicating clearly with patients and their families, respecting the faith traditions of all people, and honoring the dignity of everyone we serve. When people come to AMITA Health, they can expect to receive the very best care — and to be treated like family.

Volunteer Opportunities

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  • Address: 2233 W. Division Chicago, IL 60222
  • Website: www.amitahealth.org
  • Contact People:
    • Clarence Howard
      • Email: Clarence.Howard@amitahealth.org
      • Phone: 312.770.3434
    • Fadila Zec
      • Email: Fedila.Zec@amitahealth.org
      • Phone: 312.770.3353

Opportunity #1: Resale Shop Volunteer

Distribute donated merchandise to the community

  • Description:
    • Provide a welcoming retail environment to all customers.
    • Distribute donated merchandise items to clients.
    • Handle sales and bag merchandise.
    • Maintain organizer and stock items appropriately.
    • Help improve store layout.
    • Promote resale shop.  
  • Volunteer Days and Times: Fridays 1pm to 3pm
  • Neighborhood(s) Served: Chicago
  • Address: 2433 W. Division Chicago, IL 60622 
  • How to Sign Up: Email Clarence.Howard@amitahealth.org or Fadila.Zec@amitahealth.org
  • Contact Person: Clarence Howard / Fadila Zec

Opportunity #2: Patient Ambassador

Be a beacon of positivity for AMITA’s patients

  • Description:
    • Help nursing staff care for newly arrived patients.
    • Provide friendly support to patients, family and friends.
    • Promote positive, friendly interaction with patient and staff.
    • Make sure all patient requests are satisfied.
  • Requirements: Should be customer service oriented and able to communicate verbally to answer questions that the families of patients may have (excluding medical info).
  • Volunteer Days and Times: M-F 9am – 4pm
  • Neighborhood(s) Served: Chicago
  • Address: 2433 W. Division Chicago, IL 60622
  • How to Sign Up: Email Clarence.Howard@amitahealth.org or Fadila.Zec@amitahealth.org
  • Contact Person: Clarence Howard / Fadila Zec

Opportunity #3: Hospital Greeter

Welcome patients to AMITA Health

  • Description:
    • Greets patients.
    • Create positive, friendly interaction with patients and staff.
    • Occasionally provide escort to other units/service as needed.
    • Transport patients to and from radiology and other units of the hospital.
    • Provide updates on waiting times.
  • Volunteer Days and Times: M-F 9am – 4pm
  • Neighborhood(s) Served: Chicago
  • Address: 2433 W. Division Chicago, IL 60622
  • How to Sign Up: Email Clarence. Howard@amitahealth.org or Fadila.Zec@amitahealth.org
  • Contact Person: Clarence Howard / Fadila Zec

Opportunity #4: Infection Prevention and Control Assistant

Help ensure a healthy, disease-free community

  • Description: Filing, Education Materials Production
  • Requirements: Must be at least 16 years old
  • Volunteer Days and Times: W,T,F  9am to 4pm
  • Neighborhood(s) Served: Chicago
  • Address: 2233 W Division Chicago, IL 60622
  • How to Sign Up: Email Clarence. Howard@amitahealth.org or Fadila.Zec@amitahealth.org
  • Contact Person: Clarence Howard / Fadila Zec

Date Updated: March 3, 2020