Be a part of our big picture: Quality Patient Care. Volunteer at St. Joseph Hospital.
- Help extend our mission of service to each other and the community.
- Promote spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being.
- Demonstrate care and compassion to those in need.
- Gain self satisfaction.
Men and women from all walks of life and of all ages volunteer at St. Joseph Hospital. They are students, homemakers, retirees, and workers with full- and part-time jobs. Our volunteer program runs seven days a week, days and evenings. You can select the time and day that works best for you. All you need is the desire to give your time and energy to be a St. Joseph volunteer.
There are many ways to volunteer at St. Joseph Hospital. Volunteers can be found in most departments, in our Affiliate offices, and on every floor. We do our best to match your unique interests, skills, and talents so that you will have a fun, rewarding volunteer experience.
The next adult volunteer information session will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 9:30am.
The application process will include:
Two reference forms*
*The completed application forms and two references need to be turned into Volunteer Services. Once these are received, we will be in touch with you to schedule an interview and coordinate the following items:
Attend volunteer orientation
Bureau of Adult and Elderly Services State Registry Check
Two-part TB test (done at St. Joseph Hospital's Employee Health & Wellness)
Criminal background check ($25.00 - to be filed by St. Joseph Hospital Volunteer Services- SJH Volunteer Services pays half of fee; total fee is $50.00)
Vaccination history record
Flu shot (can be obtained from St. Joseph Hospital's Employee Health & Wellness or health documentation required.) *This must be done yearly-you may not volunteer without a yearly flu shot.
Your gift as a volunteer earns rewards. Bring your skills, talent, and dedication to us, and we'll share all we can with you:
- Free meal/break tickets
- Social events: summer picnic, holiday party, President's Breakfast in your birth month
- Free annual flu shot (if no shortage exists)
- Discount movie tickets, vendor discounts, cell phone discounts
- Use of Credit Union
- Free holiday turkey
The next open enrollment for Junior Volunteers will be April 1, 2016. Applicants are welcome to send in their application for volunteering at any time. Junior Information Night will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm.
If your Junior is interested in volunteering, please call (603) 595-3044 and ask for information to be sent to you. The Junior Volunteer program is now a year-long program. We ask for a once a week, 3-hour shift commitment. *If 16 and under, you must obtain a work permit to volunteer. We have the required form once you are accepted to the program.
Must be 15 years or older
If 16 and under, you must obtain a work permit to volunteer. Form will be distributed once accepted to the volunteer program.
1-3 hour shift per week
Year round volunteer program
Annual flu shot
2 Part TB
Vaccination History Required
Completed application and one page essay