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When you join a SETON Volunteers, you're not joining just any group – you're becoming part of a family. Our volunteers are an integral part of the Network. Volunteers enjoy many benefits including; free parking, flu shots and discounts in the gift shop and cafeteria.
Volunteers are needed in many departments, including Emergency, Day Surgery and ICU. Non-clinical areas of service include gift shops, cafe, and the information desks.
Individuals of all ages are encouraged to volunteer. We even have special programs for college students and teenagers. Join our family today.
To learn about the different programs at each of the Seton Hospitals, go to their individual sites on the right.
Volunteer News and Events
Five Seton Hospitals Recognized as 'Top Performers' by Top Accrediting Group
November 20, 2014Five Seton hospitals are recognized by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of U.S. health care organizations, as "Top Performers on Key Quality Measures" for 2013. The commission acknowledges hospitals for improving outcomes for patients dealing with a heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children's asthma, stroke, venous thromboembolism and perinatal care.
UT Austin-Seton Study Seeks to Help Psychiatric Patients Quit Smoking
November 13, 2014A $3 million, five-year federally funded study led by The University of Texas at Austin's School of Nursing and the Seton Mind Institute will attempt to get psychiatric patients who smoke cigarettes to kick the habit - and see if that improves and lengthens their lives. Research will involve 422 inpatients from Seton Shoal Creek Hospital and is supported by co-investigators Drs. Kari Wolf and Kimberly Kjome.
One of the Hardest Jobs: Dell Children's Social Workers Help the Sickest Children and Their Parents
November 6, 2014Rachel Carnahan, Dell Children's Medical Center social worker who works with the hospital's palliative care team. Carnahan provides support for the sickest children and their parents, As UT social work professor Barbara Jones notes , "Palliative care is not about death. It's more about living. We look for ways to reduce suffering and allow kids and families to live life to the fullest."