General Volunteer Requirements

  • Minimum commitment of four (4) hours per week
  • Completion and submission of the volunteer application
  • Personal interview to discuss interests and availability and to assure a match of applicant's motivation with the needs and objectives of the Medical Center
  • Completion and submission of all required documents and forms received at the interview
  • Background screening
  • Screening for immunity to infectious diseases
  • Two Tuberculosis tests
  • Flu vaccination
  • Orientation training and testing
  • Physical factors
    • Some assignments require standing, walking, pushing and lifting during the entire volunteer shift
    • Some assignments require sitting, with little or no walking
    • Some assignments require a mix of sitting and walking
  • We do not participate in any court-appointed work service programs

Adult Volunteer Requirements

  • Minimum commitment of six (6) months

Student Volunteer Requirements

  • Minimum age of 16
  • Minimum commitment of 100 hours
  • Volunteer application must be submitted at least one month prior to the beginning of the school semester in which you will be volunteering

Becoming a Volunteer

  • After receipt of your completed Volunteer Application we will schedule an interview to discuss your interests, motivations for volunteering and availability
  • After your interview, you will be sent the following documents and forms to complete and return to us:
  • You will be scheduled with our Employee Health office to be screened for immunizations and receive two (2) tuberculosis tests
  • Upon our receipt of all your completed and signed documents and forms, we will conduct a background screening
  • Once you are medically cleared, you will receive your employee photo identification badge and go through orientation with your assigned unit

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Patient Care
    • Patient transportation
    • Patient/staff liaison
    • Nursing staff assistance
    • Emergency Department assistance (if BLS certified)
    • Welcome rounds
  • Non-Patient Care
    • Greeters at information desks, reception areas and the Patient and Family Hospitality Center
    • Office clerical support
    • Laundry services
    • Supply services
  • Other duties as assigned

Volunteer Placement

We will try to match your requests with our needs, but specific department assignments cannot be guaranteed.