Apply to Volunteer

Our Volunteer Program encompasses all of our in-service volunteer opportunities. As a volunteer, you can provide a range of service to our patients, visitors, and staff, from office support to helping hands to compassionate care.

You may choose among a variety of departments and programs in which to serve.

Application and Commitment

  • Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and commit to at least 100 hours of volunteer time per year
    • NOTE: placement for minors is limited
    • Some departments require a minimum age of 16
  • The time is given in regularly scheduled shifts on a weekly basis
  • Must provide proof of flu immunization annually
  • Must sign a confidentiality form annually
  • Must complete annual re-education
  • The process of becoming a volunteer, from application to actual placement in a department, can take anywhere from four to six weeks depending upon circumstance
  • Volunteers are not involved in patients' direct medical care
  • Placement in a specific department cannot be guaranteed
  • Applications are valid for 90 days
  • Apply online and view volunteer onboarding checklist

See a listing of our current volunteer opportunities.

First-Time Volunteers Application Checklist

To apply for the first time to the Volunteer Program:

Step 1:

Apply online and send in two letters of recommendation to the Volunteer Services office.

Applications are good for 90 days.

Step 2:

You will be contacted for an interview when Volunteer Services has received your completed application and two letters of recommendation. If accepted into the program, following your interview you will be permitted to begin Steps 3-5.

Step 3:

Complete mandatory Tuberculin Skin Tests and Immunization Records including mandatory annual flu immunization.

Step 4:

Attend orientation. Email Volunteer Services to schedule a time to bring in your orientation paperwork, pick up your ID badge, uniform vest, and learn how to use Volgistics our volunteer management system.

Step 5:

Set up a time to have volunteer training (where applicable).

Optional Step 6:*

Complete an FBI Fingerprint Clearance and Child Abuse Clearance.

*These clearances are ONLY required for those who are volunteering in departments that serve minors. Please note that the Child Abuse Clearance may take up to three weeks to process.

NOTE: Applications are only valid for 90 days.

How to Return to the Adult Volunteer Program

To apply to the Adult Volunteer Program one year or more after resigning from service:

Step 1:

Step 2:

Speak with the Volunteer Coordinator.

Step 3:

Complete annual Tuberculin Skin Test and update your immunization records with Employee Health Services.

Step 4:

Attend volunteer orientation and sign updated forms.

Step 5:

Obtain volunteer vest, parking permit and new ID if needed.

Optional Step 6:*

Complete an FBI Fingerprint Clearance and Child Abuse Clearance.

*These clearances are ONLY required for those who are volunteering in the Child Development Center, Children's Health Center, Emergency Department, Women's Health Center, Detox Center, or Center for Mental Health. Please note that the Child Abuse Clearance may take up to three weeks to process.