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Volunteer opportunities in Wichita

Via Christi offers many rewarding volunteer opportunities for adults, college students and teens at our Wichita hospitals. We invite you to join our long tradition of service-minded men and women helping care for and support our patients and guests.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Greeting and escorting visitors
  • Delivering flowers and mail
  • Assisting with office duties
  • Providing comfort and assistance to families in waiting rooms
  • Designing floral arrangements in our Via Christi Gift Shops
  • Serving patients on the units and during dismissals

As a volunteer you'll form new friendships and gain satisfaction in knowing you are touching the lives of others in a meaningful way.

You'll also enjoy:

  • Complimentary meal on the days you work
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Discounts at the Via Christi Gift Shops
  • Opportunities to attend Via Christi-sponsored events

A comprehensive orientation is provided for each new volunteer and training is provided for each volunteer postion.

Please note: It takes approximately two weeks for an application and references to be processed. Be sure to inform your references that they will be contacted. We will call them and mail or email a questionnaire to them.

For more information about adult or teen volunteer opportunities and the benefits of volunteering at Ascension Via Christi Hospitals, contact Volunteer Services.

Ascension Via Christi Hospital St. Joseph

Position: Angel in the ER
Description: Supports patients and families during their Emergency room stay. Assist staff with clerical duties and errands.
Shifts available: Varied days and times

Position: Dispatch Receptionists
Description: Greets and assisits individuals visiting the Volunteer office. Answers incoming calls and dispatches requests to Volunteers.
Shifts available: Varied days and times

Position: Gift Shop Sales Associate
Description: Greets and assists customers with selections and suggests gift ideas. Operates cash register and helps with restocking shelves.
Shifts available: Varied days and times

Position: Information Desk Receptionist
Description: Greets and assists individuals entering the hospital, whether they are patients, family, visitors, Physicians, clergy or vendors. Assists individuals who Phone Via Christi trying to locate a patient. 
Shifts available: Varied days and times

Position: Mail Room
Description: Delivers staff and patient mail to multiple departments while helping to create a warm and caring environment.
Shifts available: Varied days and times

Position: Nursing Unit Volunteer
Description: Available to patients to run errands and visit when family is not present. Assists nursing staff with passing ice water, running errands, and light clerical.
Shifts available: Varied days and times

Radiology Escort
Greets patients and families. Escorts throughout the hospital.

Varied days and times

Special Procedures Receptionists
Greets families to the waiting area and updates family on patients status.

Varied days and times

Surgery Waiting Room Receptionists
Greets families to the waiting room and updates family on patients status.

Shifts available:

Varied days and times

Ascension Via Christi Hospital on St. Teresa

Gift Shop Sales Associate
Greets and assists customers with selections and suggests gift ideas. Operates cash register and helps with restocking shelves.

Shifts available:

Varied days and times

 
Information Desk Receptionist
Greets and assists individuals entering the hospital, whether they are patients, family, visitors, Physicians, clergy or vendors. Assists individuals who Phone Via Christi trying to locate a patient.

Shifts available: 

 Varied days and times

Ascension Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis

Angel in the ER
Supports patients and families during their Emergency room stay. Assist staff with clerical duties and errands. 

Cancer Institute
Available to patients to run errands and visit when family is not present. Assists nursing staff with passing ice water, running errands, and light clerical.

Shifts available:

Varied days and times

Clerical Assistant
Assist with varied office duties

Shifts available:

 Varied days and times

Gift Shop Sales Associate
Greets and assists customers with selections and suggests gift ideas. Operates cash register and helps with restocking shelves.

Shifts available:

 Varied days and times

Information Desk Receptionist
Greets and assists individuals entering the hospital, whether they are patients, family, visitors, Physicians, clergy or vendors. Assists individuals who phone Via Christi trying to locate a patient.

Shifts available:

Varied days and times

Mail Room
Delivers staff and patient mail to multiple departments while helping to create a warm and caring environment.

Shifts available:

Varied days and times

Neuro Critical Care Reception
Greet families in the waiting room. Assists nursing staff running errands, and light clerical.

Shifts available: 

Varied days and times

Patient Satisfaction Visitor
Visits with recently admitted patients to assure they are receiving exceptional care.

Shifts available:

Varied days and times

Pediatric Reception
Greet families as they come to the unit. Assists nursing staff with light clerical. 

Shifts available:

 Varied days and times

Surgery Waiting Room Receptionist-Substitutes
Greets families to the waiting room and informs and updates family of patient status.

Shifts available:

Varied days and times

4SE Resource Volunteer
Greets visitors as they arrive in the area. Assits with way finding through the hospital. Assits in creating a warm and welcoming environment.

Varied days and times

Ascension Via Christi Rehabilitation Hospital

No current volunteer openings available.