Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Different Ways to Volunteer

Volunteer opportunities are always being added and are subject to change.

Volunteers must agree to a weekly commitment, attend orientation, pass a Washington State Patrol background check, meet with a health nurse and agree to immunizations as requested.

Volunteers may attend in-service programs and seminars at Olympic Medical Center, and they are invited to our annual recognition celebration. They receive discounted meals at Seasons Cafe, plus no cost flu shots and annual mammogram screenings. Many of our volunteers also regularly participate in OMC-related social activities.

OMC Auxiliary

The OMC Auxiliary invites you to join them in supporting the programs and patients at OMC. Foster and enhance good relations between the community and OMC. Help with special events, including the annual Arts & Craft show.

Floor Runner

Assist in the transportation house-wide of patients, documents, and other items. Escort and greet patients and visitors. Must be physically able to be on feet for the majority of a three hour shift.

Emergency Room Liaison

To keep patients and their families informed about their wait, as well as work closely with Charge RN and Emergency Department staff to communicate patient concerns. To provide support and comfort to patients and families in crisis. To recognize escalating issues for patient and/or family members and request help, when appropriate.


To assist the Nutrition Services department with day to day tasks. Greet and seat patients, calibrate thermometers, file documents, assemble nutrition education packets, sort and deliver mail, assist with special projects and catering.

Cancer Center – Sequim

Volunteers provide assistance to patients in the Infusion Center and maintain the Resource Library.

OMC Employee Nurse Assistant

To assist the Employee Health Nurse with various day to day tasks.  Duties will be determined by degree of experience and licenses.

Volunteer Coordinator Assistant

To assist the Volunteer Coordinator with day-to-day routine tasks. Previous office experience preferred.

Information Desk

Greet visitors, look-up patient room numbers, provide directions to patient rooms and areas of the hospital, alert staff when a person needs immediate medical attention or transport aid at the front entrance, answer inquiries of classes and/or other events being held at OMC.

Gift Shop

To provide a pleasant experience for customers in the OMC Gift Shop.  Be able to process the different types of payments. Assist customers with their questions regarding merchandise. To keep the Gift Shop clean and neat. To help display merchandise.

Short Stay

To assist the staff in Short Stay to make the experience as comfortable as possible for patients. Explain about the logistics of being in Short Stay.  Escort patients when required. Depending on the type of patient (medical or surgical), perform the required duties.

Medical / Surgical / Pediatrics

To assist the Unit with day to day clerical  tasks.  Reports to  Director of Medical/Surgical/Pediatrics. General duties include filing, making copies, assembling packets and other clerical duties as assigned.

Human Resources Volunteer

To assist the Human Resources department with routine tasks. To assist with career days, open houses and other activities to attract qualified candidates. To compile new packets for new hire processing.

Special Events

Work with an outstanding team of volunteers and OMC employees to provide assistance with community-wide events like blood drives, flu shot clinics, health fairs, and other events.


Must be between 15-18 years of age and have completed sophomore year in high school. Duties are to assist in providing hospitality items to patients, greeting and escorting patients and visitors, and clerical duties.