Due to the extensive measures that our Health System is taking for the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Auxiliary has temporarily suspended all volunteer services. During this time, we will not be able to accept any new volunteer applications. Please accept our sincere apologies! In the meantime, stay home, stay safe and WASH YOUR HANDS!

Volunteer Opportunities

What interests you – making someone smile, meeting new people, learning how a hospital works? The Norman Regional Auxiliary has many volunteer opportunities in a wide range of areas throughout the hospital. Please call 405-307-1788 for an informational brochure and application.

A few of the volunteer areas include:

Cancer Resource Center – A joint effort with the American Cancer Society, the Resource Center offers wigs, bras, breast prosthetics and additional cancer resources at no cost. Volunteers are trained to provide fittings and information to clients in a comfortable, private setting. 

Clerical Support – Volunteers assist with preparing materials for upcoming conferences and meetings.

Customer Service – Volunteers visit newly admitted patients to check on their admission process and determine if they have any needs.

Gift Shop – Be part of the Auxiliary’s largest revenue generating effort as a sales associate or cashier in the hospital’s Gift Shop.

Hospitality House – Volunteers register guests, provide information and are available to support guests when needed.

Information Desk – Volunteers escort patients, assist visitors, provide room numbers and deliver mail and flowers to patient rooms.

Newspapers – Volunteers deliver the Norman Transcript to patients.

Nu-N-Nuf Shop – The Auxiliary’s “thrift store” is a service to the community and the hospital.

Scrub Shop – A specialty retail area offering scrubs, shoes & various accessories. Volunteers assist customers with special orders, sales and stocking the store.

Surgery Waiting – Volunteers serve as the contact between surgery, recovery, and families of surgery patients, providing assistance when needed.

If you have any questions please call 405-307-1788 or e-mail lgray@nrh-ok.com.

Volunteer Benefits

Benefits to active volunteers include the following:

Meal provided by the cafeteria
Flu shots administered during flu season
Invitations to conferences, retreats, and other events
Thanksgiving turkey
Opportunity to meet new friends and acquaintances
Training and learning opportunities
Recognition at an annual event

Volunteer Application

Upon completion of an application, potential volunteers will be required to complete the following:

Orientation – Each prospective volunteer is required to attend a three-hour orientation session. These sessions are held throughout the year at Norman Regional.

Tuberculin or TB Skin Test – Two TB skin tests are mandatory for all volunteers and provided at no cost to the volunteer.

Immunization Screening – A one time screening for measles, mumps, and rubella is done in the hospital’s laboratory at no cost to the volunteer.

Flu Shot – Flu shots are mandatory for all volunteers unless there is a medical or religious reason a volunteer cannot receive it. In this case, appropriate documentation must be presented. Flu shots are available at no cost to the volunteer.

Background Check – A background check will be done on all volunteers prior to receiving placement.

Annual Education – Annual education is held each Spring and attendance is required by all active volunteers.

Uniforms – Uniform tops are provided to volunteers at orientation.