Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers Make a Difference!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Broward Health. Whether you are looking to complete hours or just give time, volunteering provides an opportunity to touch the lives of those in need.

There are many volunteer programs available throughout Broward County in our medical centers.

To learn more about our volunteer services, follow the links to each medical center or call us at the number listed below.

 

More Information About Broward Health Coral Springs

Some frequently asked questions are:

Who Can Volunteer?
Both men and women as well as teens make up our wonderful department of Volunteer Services.

What are the Requirements?
Teen volunteers must be at least 16 years old and a resident of Coral Springs or Parkland. All volunteers must wear a uniform, have a PPD test done and attend an orientation session prior to beginning. They must make a commitment of at least 100 volunteer hours (four hours per week) over a six-month period.

Is There Compensation?
Because this is a volunteer opportunity, there is no monetary compensation however, we do offer a meal ticket for every four-hour shift worked. If you are interested in making a commitment to care for members of the community and to assist our dedicated hospital professionals, please call 954.344.3381 to schedule an interview or contact VolunteerBHCS@browardhealth.org.

Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC)

Broward Health Coral Springs values the partnership with patients and their families in their mission to provide the highest quality of care and experience. Hearing about the lived experience and collaborating with our community connects us with the work we do and those we serve. Patient and Advisory Council members volunteer their time and provide us with insight. They help us stay focused on what matters most to patients and their families. Council members may be involved with a one-time project or ongoing as needed based on areas of interest and availability.

If interested in being considered as a Patient and Family Advisory Council member please complete and submit the application here. If you have specific questions, please contact Summer Marrero at 954.344.3187 or via email at BHCSPatientExperience@browardhealth.org.


More Information About Broward Health Medical Center

Adult/Auxiliary - Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Broward Health Medical Center/ Salah Foundation Children's Hospital. Our volunteers are a vital part of our hospital and provide valuable services for the hospital, our patients and their loved ones. Our next orientation session is:

  • Tuesday, November 8th 2022 from 4:00 - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, December 13th 2022 from 4:00 - 5:00pm

Orientation is only for volunteers interested in volunteering at BHMC FACILITY ONLY.

BHMC Auxiliary Office

Volunteers should arrive 30 minutes in advance to complete additional paperwork. Late arrivals will need to be rescheduled for the next orientation date. Orientation is at Broward Health Medical Center located at 1600 S. Andrews Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. A picture ID is required for entrance to our facility.

To reserve your orientation seat:

All applicants MUST bring the following; without this, you will not be able to enter orientation:

  • An online completed application; and
  • Printed certificates (click here) of the completed Volunteer Orientation modules (certificates will display at the completion of each module).

In addition, high school students only MUST bring the following; without you will not be able to enter orientation:

  • High school transcript or printout; 
  • Typed letter of recommendation from your high school (preferred) or previous volunteer organization; and 
  • A parent/guardian MUST attend the orientation with the student.

Our Volunteer Orientation is geared towards dedicated students completing school service hours and adults who have time they wish to spend giving back to their community in our hospital.

* Please note that our volunteer program does not provide the opportunity to shadow physicians, nurses or other healthcare providers, nor do we allow volunteers to perform any sort of medical procedures.

* Our Volunteer Orientation sessions are held on an as-needed basis.