Volunteer at Sacred Heart

Making life better

For a few hours a week, you can be part of a world-class team at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital through its volunteer program.

This is a place where medical miracles happen every day … and where leading-edge research is translated into extraordinary care for patients and their families.

Providence is also a place where healing occurs, not only by medical and surgical intervention, but by the touch of a hand, a shared smile, a listening ear, a prayer or a knowing wink. It’s a place where you can make a difference through your acts of kindness, making life better for you and for those you help!

See below for a wide range of volunteer activities to choose from. Watch this video to see our volunteers in action.

Wendy is one of the volunteers from the Spokane Association of Realtors who staff the Children’s Clubhouse at Sacred Heart.

In national surveys, people who volunteer report that it keeps them healthy, lowers stress levels and gives purpose to life. Think about other rewards of volunteering:

  • Develop new skills. Broaden your talents
  • Build new friendships
  • Gain work experience
  • Earn service hours for school program requirements
  • Ease the burden of concerned family members
  • Bring smiles to children
  • Work alongside health care professionals
  • Gain perspective and enhance your well-being
  • Give back to the community
  • Receive a 20 percent discount in the Gift Shop
  • Receive a free flu shot each year
  • Attend an annual volunteer recognition event
  • Free parking

As a volunteer at Providence, you can learn while you serve, with a chance to expand your horizons and grow as a person, while working with some of the best and brightest medical professionals in the country.

But most of all, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference, to reach out and touch the lives of others. We invite you to consider volunteering.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Providence! While we are not actively recruiting right now due to our COVID-19 response, we'd love to stay in touch as services resume or new ones are identified. If you'd like to be notified when opportunities become available, please complete our brief interest form.

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'Bingo Ring' was a popular live TV game show that entertained patients for many years at Sacred Heart.

For more than 125 years, Providence Sacred Heart has been the leader in providing quality, compassionate health care services for people throughout the Inland Northwest.

Today, it boasts award-winning programs in virtually every area of medicine, including heart care, stroke care, neurological procedures, kidney and heart transplants, cancer care and more.

Volunteerism at Sacred Heart has always been an important cornerstone in helping those in their time of need. In fact, in 1960, a group of 25 women formed a Service League to assist hospital staff with duties not requiring professional training that enhanced the service to patients and their families.

Today, there are hundreds of adults, college students and young people who continue to fulfill that mission.

Pictured: “Bingo Ring” was a popular live TV game show that entertained patients for many years at Sacred Heart.

Thank you for considering a volunteer position at Providence! Please let us know if you have questions.

Sacred Heart Volunteer Services

101 W 8th Avenue
Spokane, WA 99204
509-474-3166
Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Director

Johanna Bakker
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Manager

Brenda Johnson
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