Volunteer Opportunities

Patient Care

Volunteers in patient care areas visit with patients and assist the nursing staff with non-technical duties. (Must be 16 years of age or older)


Volunteers in service areas assist patients, family members, and visitors with locating their destination, escorting by wheelchair, delivering mail and magazine, etc.

Ochsner Volunteers


Volunteers in clerical areas assist the Ochsner staff with basic clerical duties, such as answering phones, creating packets, data entry, filing, etc.

Hospital Unit Support

  • Occupational/Physical Therapy
  • Radiology/Ultrasound
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency
  • Transplant Stepdown Unit
  • Patient Visiting
  • Pediatrics/Child Life
  • Service Excellence Ambassador
  • Med/Surg
  • Oncology
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Baby Rocker
  • Employee Health
  • Mother & Baby Unit
  • Orthopedics

Ochsner also offers other opportunities including:

  • Pet Therapy
  • Music Entertainment
  • Art Projects
  • Rotating Art Exhibit

We are currently recruiting volunteers for:

  • Ochsner Baptist Medical Center - various positions
  • Waiting room greeters in numerous clinic waiting rooms
  • MyOchsner registration table

For more information on these opportunities, please call 504-842-5085.