Ways to Give to Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center  

Be a Volunteer at Banner Good Samaritan!

 

At Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, our volunteers are an important part of our team. We are looking for compassionate and caring individuals to volunteer four hours a week.

Each year, volunteers donate thousands of hours and talent to our medical center and generate funds that benefit Banner Good Sam programs and services through the fund-raising efforts of the gift shop and other special sale events.

We require all our applicants to complete a thorough application, interview and background research process. This process could take up to three weeks.

We ask all our volunteers for a service commitment of at least 100 hours within six months or one shift per week, approximately four hours in length.

Angel Angel's volunteer work at Banner Good Sam
Jeanette Jeanette's volunteer work at Banner Good Sam
ML M.L.'s volunteer work at Banner Good Sam

We have several volunteer opportunities available at Banner Good Samaritan. Prior to sending in your application, please take a moment to ensure you have fulfilled all requirements for the position you are interested in.

  • Please call for an application (602) 839-4380
  • Explore current listings for volunteer opportunities at Banner Good Samaritan (coming soon)
  • Complete our online volunteer application (coming soon)

The Application
Please complete the entire Volunteer Application. It is necessary to complete the form in its entirety so we have all the information necessary to process your application. Processing of incomplete applications will be delayed.

If you are between 16 and 18 and want to volunteer, Banner Good Samaritan has limited spaces available in a summer Teen Volunteer Program. Please request the Teen Volunteer application by calling our office at (602) 839-4380. All summer teen volunteers need to have completed their occupational health requirements and orientation by June 1st of each year in order to participate for the summer.

The Interview
Once you have completed your Volunteer Application, please call Volunteer Services at (602) 839-4380 to schedule an interview. At the interview, you will be asked to complete the necessary form for a background check. All volunteers are required to submit a background check before being considered for placement. Please bring a valid driver’s license or picture ID. Please note: Banner Health does not offer court ordered community service hours as part of its Volunteer programs.

The interview also will provide you with information on current volunteer options within the hospital, to help you determine a day and time of the week for your regular volunteer shift.

TB Test and Immunization Records
All volunteers are required to complete a free health screening, including a two-step tuberculosis (TB) skin test. If you have ever tested positive for TB, you will need to have a physician’s statement indicating the results of your most recent chest X-ray. Banner Health offers these health screenings free through its Occupational Health clinics, located on the Banner Good Samaritan campus.

You will be required to provide immunization records during the health screening. If you do not have proof of these immunizations, Occupational Health will draw labs to determine if any vaccines are needed.

The health screenings are MANDATORY as they provide Banner Good Samaritan with vital health information to best protect our patients, and our volunteers, from disease. If you have questions about the Health Screening, please call the Occupational Health Office at (602) 839-4456.

Volunteer Orientation
Volunteer orientations are scheduled typically two or three times per month. Each volunteer is required to attend orientation before they are placed in their volunteer position.  Orientations are generally held Tuesdays or Thursdays from either 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 2 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Identification Badge and Uniform
As with our staff, volunteers are required to wear identification badges and uniforms in order to allow our patients and staff to identify you. The uniform top will be provided for you however you will be required to purchase a pair of stone colored Khaki pants to complete the uniform. (A color swatch is available in the Volunteer Resources Office)

At Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, we work hard to make sure our patients, physicians and staff are in a positive, healthy and safe environment and our volunteers are a big part of that environment! If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a volunteer or have questions regarding the process to become a volunteer, call Volunteer Resources at (602) 839-4380 during office hours to speak with someone.

If you think you would like to be part of our dynamic volunteer team, and make a difference in someone's life, apply today!

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
1111 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 839-2000
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