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Aspirus Langlade Hospital Volunteers

Who can be a volunteer?

Anyone, men or women can be a hospital Volunteer. We are looking for individuals who want to share their unique talents and are interested in sharing their time for a few hours per week or periodically.

To be a Volunteer, you will be asked to:

  • Complete an application
  • Complete confidentiality form
  • Complete lab work requirements
  • Complete an orientation
  • Meet training requirements

Volunteer Training

An orientation session is provided for all new volunteers. At the orientation you will learn about the services provided at Aspirus Langlade Hospital, our vision and mission, patients’ rights and the importance of patient confidentiality. You will also be oriented to your specific area where you will be volunteering. Orientation additionally provide safety instructions concerning fire safety, infection control and security measures. Volunteers are considered members of the hospital family and are included in numerous hospital sponsored events, programs and screenings.

Volunteer Opportunities

Adult Day Services

Volunteers may organize recreational activities or assist with the scheduled activities at the center.

Community Health Foundation

The Community Health Foundation needs help on an as-needed basis in their fundraising activities.

Day Surgery/Elevator

A volunteer here directs families to the elevator that leads to the inpatient rooms on the second floor. This volunteer also assists family and patients in the surgical waiting room before and after a medical procedure. The family is comforted leaving this area to get coffee, visit the gift shop or the chapel, knowing a volunteer can come and get them if needed.

Emergency Department

Volunteers assist the Emergency Department and Walk-In Clinic by providing support to staff. Volunteers might transport registration forms, medical records, specimens and radiology films as requested. They may also assist staff in the transportation of patients to another area of the hospital and with getting prescriptions from an automated machine.

Front Desk Reception & Escort Service

Volunteers greet patients and family members in the hospital and clinics. Their primary function is to escort patients, deliver flowers, wheel chair assistance, and light mail duties.

Hospital Auxiliary

This group works together to provide fundraising efforts by sponsoring activities such as bake sales, raffles and our annual Parade of Homes and Love Lights campaigns.

Sports Medicine Complex

Volunteers assist the Sports Medicine staff by providing support. They may perform clerical functions. Volunteers welcome and greet Sports Medicine visitors and family, keep the entrance and lobby area neat, attractive, and with adequate supply of Kleenex and hand sanitizer. They are able to take blood pressure via automated cuff.

Pine Meadow & Rosalia Gardens

Volunteers are welcomed to provide recreational activities to residents such as reading, playing cards, or making crafts. Special talents are always welcomed. Volunteers are also needed on the weekends for meal service.

LeRoyer Hospice

Volunteers serve in a wide variety of capacities to help the dying and their families cope with the process. Special training is provided. Volunteers may go into the home of patients and provide companionship. Others do clerical work at the hospital and provide bereavement care.

Inpatient Room Information/Guide

Volunteer directs patients to OB, ICU and Medical Surgical inpatient rooms on the second floor.

Hospital Delivery Cart

Volunteer assists with a hospitality cart containing Coffee/Water/Snacks/Newspaper/Magazines to family waiting areas throughout the hospital. This volunteer will also assist the café staff with bussing during the lunch hour.

Health Information Management

Volunteer to assist with the management of paper records and moving them to an off-site location.

Other Opportunities

We try to match your needs, skills and desires with opportunities available in a wide variety of departments – let us know your interests and we will see if we can meet your needs.

Fundraising

Members of the Aspirus Langlade Hospital Auxiliary fundraise throughout the year to support many hospital and community programs. They have been a vital part of the hospital family since 1933. Some fundraising activities held by the Auxiliary include:

  • Bake Sales are held throughout the year at the hospital
  • Parade of Homes
  • Pie Sales (Summer at Music in the Park)
  • Love Lights – Trees with red, white and blue Love Lights are placed under the canopy at the front entrance of the hospital. All donations are used for Hospice and other Auxiliary projects. Love Lights are sold from November 16th through Christmas in the lobby of the hospital. Love Lights can be purchased in honor or in memory of a loved one. A Red/Family Group Light can be purchased for only $25. White Love Lights can be purchased in honor of someone living or Blue Love Lights can be purchased in memory of someone deceased. Individual lights are just $3.

Become a Volunteer

If you are interested in joining the Aspirus Langlade Hospital Volunteers, call 715-623-9455 or write us for more information:

Aspirus Langlade Hospital
Volunteer Coordinator
112 E. Fifth Avenue
Antigo, WI 54409