Cheers to the University Health System of San Antonio
The University Health System of San Antonio accomplishes much more than medicine, the teaching facility also utilizes VolunteerSpot to organize volunteers for different occasions. Find out how they use VolunteerSpot to make their processes much smoother.
Tell us about your role as a volunteer leader.
The Volunteer Services director role is responsible of finding new ways to facilitate the volunteer on-boarding process. As you can imagine, the volunteer opportunities and process needs to be easy to access with any technology software.
How do you use VolunteerSpot to coordinate your volunteers?
We use VolunteerSpot to schedule potential volunteers for interviews, health screenings and orientations. The VolunteerSpot link is embedded into Volgistics, which is the volunteer management system used by our office. Volunteers receive the email and simply click on the VolunteerSpot embedded link to schedule an appointment. We like how it sends our volunteers reminders and has the ability to cancel or reschedule appointments.
Why did you decide to use VolunteerSpot?
As we research different online tools, VolunteerSpot was easy to learn, accessible to different platforms volunteers use and inexpensive.
What’s one piece of advice you have for volunteers out there?
VolunteerSpot was created as a tool for parent involvement; however, the tool can be used for any industry. We have also introduced VolunteerSpot to our Pediatric Child Life Specialist to schedule events.
Anything else you’d like our readers to know about your volunteering program?
University Health System is a nationally recognized teaching hospital and network of outpatient healthcare centers, owned by the people of Bexar County and ranked “Best Hospital in San Antonio,” and No. 6 in Texas, by U.S. News & World Report.
University Health System is committed to delivering patient-centered, culturally competent and high-quality healthcare for adults and children, based on a strong foundation of outcome‐based research and innovative teaching. University Hospital is the premier Level I Trauma Center for South Texas and the Health System is the region’s only healthcare organization to earn Magnet designation – the Gold Standard in patient care – from the American Nurses Association. Learn more at UniversityHealthSystem.com.
We salute Joan and all the other teachers and volunteers making a difference in their communities. Check out how VolunteerSpot’s Volunteer Software can save you time and stress and boost parent involvement in your school. Take a tour today!