We will have our first meeting of the semester on Thursday, January 19 at 4 PM in the Communication Commons (lounge on the top floor of Academic Hall). The meeting should last half an hour. If you have never done the Jimmy’s Friends training, stay after the general meeting and we will do that (it takes about 45 minutes).
The Hospital Orientation with Ms. Gibson will be on Thursday, January 26 at 4 PM in the Volunteer Office. Come in Healing Arts Center Entrance 2 (https://www.sfmc.net/hospital-map/). This is for new volunteers who didn’t attend this training in the fall and all volunteers who came on board in Spring of 2016. (The orientation is required annually). New volunteers who need to get an ID made should arrive at 3:45 to go to human resources with Ms. Gibson. Returning volunteers can come at 4. This will last about 90 minutes.
The Developmental Care Partner Training with NICU staff will be on Thursday, February 2 at 4 PM in the NICU Family Lounge. I will meet you at Registration Center Entrance 4. This is all for all new volunteers who didn’t attend this training in the fall. It will last about 90 minutes.
The next regular Jimmy’s Friends Meeting will be Thursday, March 2 at 4 PM.
Thursday, September 1, 4-5 PM;
Communication Commons (top floor of Academic Hall)
The first half of the meeting will be a general meeting and welcome back, as well as a chance for returning volunteers to sign up for fall shifts. The second half of the meeting will be devoted to providing general training to new volunteers.
Thursday, September 8, 3-5 PM;
Volunteer Office at Saint Francis Medical Center
Volunteers will have their photos taken for ID, turn in their application materials, be given a hospital orientation and schedule appointments with Employee Health.
Thursday, September 15, 4:30-5:30 PM;
NICU Family Lounge at Saint Francis Medical Center
Volunteers will meet with the NICU discharge coordinator and occupational therapist to learn about developmental care for NICU patients.
First general meeting of the new semester: Thursday January 21st at 4 PM, top floor lounge (Communication Commons) of Academic Hall
Jimmy’s Friends Training for all new volunteers:
Thursday January 28 at 4 PM in Communication Commons
Developmental Care Partner Training for all new DCPs: Wednesday February 3 at 4 PM in the NICU Family Lounge
Hospital Orientation for all new volunteers or current volunteers who haven’t be re-oriented since January 2015: Thursday February 4 at 3:45 PM in the Saint Francis Volunteer Office
JF Flyer Spring 2016
Directions for creating the Little Giraffe puppet, a story to read with your child and a message of encouragement are found here:
LG parent booklet