Volunteer Assignments at Arkansas Children's Northwest

All volunteer assignments at Arkansas Children’s Northwest can be classified as either direct patient care areas or indirect patient care areas. Volunteers wishing to serve in a direct patient-care area are required to attend a Volunteer and Child Life orientation. Volunteers interested in indirect patient care areas (i.e. Gift Shop or clerical) will attend an individualized orientation.

Direct patient care areas include:

  • Ambulatory Surgery
  • Animal Assisted Interventions
  • Emergency Room
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Playroom / Crafts
  • Waiting Room

Indirect patient care areas include:

  • Clerical Areas
  • Foundation
  • Gift Shop
  • Wayfinding