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Important notice to all volunteer candidates:
Rooted in the loving ministry of Jesus as healer, we commit ourselves to serving all persons with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Our Catholic health ministry is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. We are advocates for a compassionate and just society through our actions and our words.
We envision a strong, vibrant Catholic health ministry in the United States which will lead to the transformation of healthcare. We will ensure service that is committed to health and well-being for our communities and that responds to the needs of individuals throughout the life cycle. We will expand the role of the laity, in both leadership and sponsorship, to ensure a Catholic health ministry of the future.
We are called to:
- Service of the Poor: Generosity of spirit, especially for persons most in need
- Reverence: Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life
- Integrity: Inspiring trust through personal leadership
- Wisdom: Integrating excellence and stewardship
- Creativity: Courageous innovation
- Dedication: Affirming the hope and joy of our ministry
You have expressed an interest in becoming a part of our healthcare team. It is important you understand we expect our employees and volunteers to adhere to certain expectations and standards of performance. Volunteers are responsible for their attendance, conduct and performance. We expect our volunteers to be compassionate, friendly, polite and helpful when interacting with our patients and each other. The Values in Action are a baseline example of expectations for St. John volunteers. Please read each section thoroughly and check each expectation to indicate your commitment to abide by the prescribed behaviors. You may continue the application process upon agreement to these values.