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CL/Activity Cart

Activity Cart
Engage children with open ended activities at the bedside. Foster enthusiasm and promote an
atmosphere that is supportive of creativity and self-expression without judgment of skills.

Qualifications:
Minimum age of 18 years
Minimum commitment of 6 months
Strong people skills
Bilingual a plus
Ability to work well with all children of all ages and diagnosis
Some awareness of child growth and development is preferred

Scheduled Shifts: 2 hour shift, 1 day a week
10:00AM - 4:00PM, Monday through Friday

Facilities: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital -West Building

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CL/Activity Cart PCU/200 CVICU/220

Activity Cart
Engage children with open ended activities at the bedside. Foster enthusiasm and promote an
atmosphere that is supportive of creativity and self-expression without judgment of skills.

Qualifications:
Minimum age of 18 years
Minimum commitment of 6 months
Strong people skills
Bilingual a plus
Ability to work well with all children of all ages and diagnosis
Some awareness of child growth and development is preferred

Scheduled Shifts: 2 hour shift, 1 day a week
10:00AM - 4:00PM, Monday through Friday

Facilities: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital -West Building

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CL/Art & Activity Cart_PCU160/Bass Center

Recreation Therapy/Child Life programs are designed to promote growth and development, minimize psychological trauma, maintain normal living patterns, and assist the patient and family to effectively cope with hospitalization and/or illness. Volunteers assist by playing with children who are waiting for clinic appointments.

Qualifications:
Minimum age of 18 years
Minimum 6 month commitment
Experience working with children
Able to maintain a consistent time schedule for at least 6 months
Outgoing and able to relate well to patients and their families
Able to work with minimal supervision, willing to take direction. Flexible, creative, playful, punctual, reliable

Scheduled Shifts: 2.5 - 3 hour shift, 1 day a week
9:30AM - 12:00PM, Monday through Friday
1:00PM - 4:00PM, Monday through Friday

Facilities: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital -West Building

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CL/Art Cart

Art Cart
Engage children with open ended art activities. Foster enthusiasm and promote an atmosphere that is
supportive of creativity and self-expression without judgment of skills.

Qualifications:
Minimum age of 18 years
Minimum commitment of 6 months
Strong people skills
Bilingual a plus
Ability to work well with all children of all ages and diagnosis
Some awareness of child growth and development is preferred

Scheduled Shifts: 2 hour shift, 1 day a week
10:00AM - 4:00PM, Monday through Friday
Inpatient and Outpatient Shifts available.

There are also shifts available at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Satellite Unit at El Camino Hospital.

Facilities: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital -West Building

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CL/Art Cart - 2nd Floor

Activity Cart
Engage children with open ended art activities. Foster enthusiasm and promote an atmosphere that is
supportive of creativity and self-expression without judgment of skills.

Qualifications:
Minimum age of 18 years
Minimum commitment of 6 months
Strong people skills
Bilingual a plus
Ability to work well with all children of all ages and diagnosis
Some awareness of child growth and development is preferred

Scheduled Shifts: 2 hour shift, 1 day a week
10:00AM - 4:00PM, Monday through Friday
Inpatient and Outpatient Shifts available.

There are also shifts available at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Satellite Unit at El Camino Hospital.

Facilities: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital -West Building

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CL/Playroom: 5th floor

5th floor playroom
This is a recreation program available to 5th floor patients, siblings and their families. Volunteers are needed to support the hospital staff by playing with the children.

Qualifications:
Minimum age of 18 years
Minimum 6-month commitment (on the same weekday and time)
Experience working with children

Outgoing and able to relate well to patients and their families. Able to work with minimal supervision, willing to take direction. Flexible, creative, playful, punctual, reliable

Scheduled Shifts: 3 hour shift, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm or 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm, 1 day a week

Facilities: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital - Main Building

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CL/Playroom: Main

Main Playroom
This is a recreation program available to patients, siblings and their families. Volunteers are needed to support the hospital staff by playing with the children.

Qualifications:
Minimum age of 18 years
Minimum 6-month commitment (on the same weekday and time)
Experience working with children

Outgoing and able to relate well to patients and their families. Able to work with minimal supervision, willing to take direction. Flexible, creative, playful, punctual, reliable

Scheduled Shifts: 3 hour shift, 1 day a week

Facilities: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital - Main Building

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CL/Short Stay Unit

Short Stay Unit Volunteer
Department: Child Life
Program Goals/Objectives: Child Life programs are designed to promote growth and development, minimize psychological trauma, maintain normal living patterns, and assist the patient and family to effectively cope with hospitalization and/or illness. Volunteers assist by playing with children in Short Stay Unit.

Job Title: Short Stay Unit Volunteer
Job Location: Short Stay Unit
Schedule: Shift 1 = 8:30 10:30 (organize play area; checking in with patients who stayed overnight or checked in early at 7:30AM)
Shift 2 = 10:30 12:30 (checking in with new patients arriving to the unit)
Shift 3 = 12:30 2:30 (get patients to the playroom/FRC events; continue to check in with new patients arriving to the unit)
Shift 4 = 2:30 4:30 (get patients to the playroom/FRC events; continue to check in with new patients arriving to the unit)
Supervisor: Child Life Specialist

Qualifications: Volunteers who work in Recreation Therapy/Child Life need to have prior experience working with children and realistic expectations of the program. In addition, they should be:
Outgoing and able to relate well to children of all ages and their parents.
Independent and able to initiate activities with children
Minimal age of 18 years old
Able to work with minimal supervision.
Flexible
Creative and playful
Willing to take direction
Punctual and reliable

Job Responsibilities: To assist Child Life Specialist in the preparation of play activities in the Short Stay Unit. Activities will vary and can involve simple crafts, bubble play, games etc.
Volunteers will be organizing the little play area in the lobby while providing bedside activities/support to patients recovering from surgery or patients who are receiving infusions (2-12 hour long). As available provide sibling support in waiting areas if parents need to be with patient.
Provide activities to patients in their rooms in the SSU.
Assist in transporting siblings of patients to and from the playrooms and Family Resource Center as needed.
Helping maintain toys/ supplies. i.e. cleaning/ organizing.
Alerting Child Life specialist to issues / concerns expressed by patient/ family. i.e. no housing, family conflict, need for patient teaching/ distraction.

Facilities: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital -Main & West Building

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