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 Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach

'AUGUST' Volunteer News From the Mission



 Volunteer Dates:

To sign up to volunteer in Springfield:

To sign up to volunteer in Melrose Park:

"Select a Date" , then Select "Register"

Use the drop-down menu to choose the number of spots you would like to reserve. 

This is a LIVE link - there may be openings one day and none the next. This is a 

 "First come, First to serve" basis

GROUPS OF 5 - 10: 

Please call or e-mail to discuss openings/availability and we'll work together to get your group signed up.   We can hold spots for you while you verify dates/times with the rest of your group and we may be able to offer additional dates (especially Saturdays/evenings)

  • August 3 and 6; St. John's College of Nursing students will be at Mission Outreach for AM and PM shifts so no volunteer shifts available on either day
  • August 21; we are excited to welcome the Springfield Jaycees for an evening shift
  • August 31; UIS Service-a-thon will be back volunteering from 1-3:30 PM

  • You do not need to register on this link.  We already have you registered. The dates/times listed are remaining openings for all additional volunteers.

Jill Wright, our Volunteer Coordinator, has returned to work part-time. She will remain part-time until later in August. Please be sure to welcome her back!


NOTICE: Sit-down jobs remain on a 'wait-list' basis. Please refrain from signing up for a sit-down job until further notice. If you are interested in signing up regardless of availability, we can contact you as slots become available. Thank you for your understanding.

Upcoming Closings

  • HSMO will be closed Monday, September 3rd for Labor Day holiday.


Volunteer FAQ's

What's the age requirement for volunteers?     13 yrs.

Do I have to commit to a daily, weekly, or monthly basis?

Volunteers are welcome to help as often as they choose.

Do I need to have a medical background to volunteer?

No.  Our volunteer program is designed so that anyone can help. 

How many people can volunteer as a group?

The maximum group size is 10.  If you have more people in your group, contact the volunteer coordinator to see if special projects exist for larger groups

Are there any sit-down jobs available?

Sit-down jobs can be arranged. Please inform the Volunteer Coordinator of this need when signing you/your group up to volunteer.

Anything else I should know?

Everyone must fill out a Liability form in order to volunteer.  We also ask that you wear closed-toed shoes (no flip-flops). 

Our sorting room is temperature controlled and we also offer a "breaktime," complete with snacks and beverages for our volunteers.

How do I get started?

SIGN UP to volunteer by choosing dates/times listed on the link provided at the top of this e-mail.

If you want to schedule for several months in advance or commit to a regular (weekly or monthly) schedule, just give us a call at 525-8843 ext. 195.


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Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach    Phone: (217) 525-8843         

Jill Wright, Volunteer Coordinator   Phone: (217) 525-8843 ext. 195 


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Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach
PO Box 1665
Springfield, Illinois 62705

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