Surgery Family Waiting Room: Sub Positions Available!

Have a busy schedule?  Want to volunteer, but can’t commit to coming in every week?  Consider becoming a sub in our Surgery Family Waiting Room on the Minneapolis campus!

Surgery Family Waiting Room volunteers are a critical link in the chain of communication between Surgical Services staff and families while their children are in surgery.  Volunteers provide a welcoming environment in the waiting area, communicate waiting area guidelines, and track families during their waiting period.  Volunteers maintain professional and confidential communication with pre-op, operating room, recovery, and post-op staff to keep families updated during their child’s surgery. Volunteers also reconnect families with children upon their departure from the post-anesthesia care unit.  FWR subs train during a designated shift and provide coverage when scheduled volunteers are unavailable.

Please contact Jenna at (612) 813-6148 if interested in making a difference in families’ surgery experiences! 

(Pictured:  Family Waiting Room volunteer Lynda Summerville.)


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