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Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

Aurora Cancer Center Opportunity

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center
2900 W. Oklahoma Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53215

Objective: To enhance the patient experience and help create a healing environment for patients at Aurora Cancer Centers.

Day and Time: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Able to stand, bend, and walk frequently during assignment.
  • Functional vision, speech, and hearing.
  • Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform assignment.
  • Must have knowledge of the Medical Center and areas within it.
  • Successfully complete application process and on-going education as required by the Volunteer Services Department to maintain current status as a hospital volunteer.
  • Learn and follow department specific policies and procedures (e.g. evacuation route).
  • Understand and follow Aurora service philosophy.

Procedure: Report to designated staff member at Aurora Cancer Center.


  • Greet and escort patients throughout the cancer center.
  • Round on patients in infusion room and waiting areas to introduce yourself and check on patient's needs, offer to visit and/or provide other distractions such as books/DVDs, etc.
  • Round on patients in radiation oncology family waiting room to provide snacks, games, etc. and assist with escorting patients and family members.
  • Participate in the radiation oncology ringing of the bell ceremony.
  • Bake cookies for waiting area guests.
  • Offer coffee, water and cookies to waiting area guests.
  • Make popcorn and offer to patients in radiation oncology area.
  • Restock supplies, blanket warmers.
  • Restock patient snacks/juices.
  • Clean infusion chairs and blood pressure cuffs between patients.
  • Tidy waiting areas.


  • Volunteers do not push very large patients in a wheelchair.
  • Volunteers do not assist with any medical task.

Training: By experienced volunteer or by paid staff

Any interested candidates, please contact Michelle Paul at michelle.paul@aurora.org for an application.