Whether you’re working in the gift shop, greeting visitors in our atrium or visiting with patients, you will have the joy of knowing that you are helping others in a meaningful way. There are many benefits of volunteering:
- Help others
- Make a difference
- Find purpose
- Connect with your community
- Feel involved
- Use your skills in an involved way
- Learn new skills
- Make friends
There are many ways to volunteer
When you apply to volunteer, we will match your talents, skills and interests to our areas of need. We will do our best to place you in an area you enjoy, and where your talents can be used to help patients, visitors and hospital staff.
- Gift shop
- Sewing and knitting
- Pet therapy
- Greeter and way finder
- Spiritual care
- Patient visitor
- Administrative support
- And much more
To volunteer at Ascension Borgess Hospital, you must be 16 years or older and commit to volunteer for at least six months. You will also be required to have a criminal background test, tuberculosis (TB) test, annual flu shot and COVID-19 vaccination.
Before you begin volunteering, you will attend an orientation session. Training will also be provided in the area in which you will be assigned.
Apply to volunteer
To get started, please fill out the online volunteer application. We will review your application to see if there are any opportunities that meet your skills. If a match is identified, we will contact you to discuss requirements, schedule and current openings. If we cannot identify a match, your file will remain open for six months. We will contact you within that time if other openings become available that may interest you.
For additional information about volunteering at Ascension Borgess Hospital, please call 269-226-4882.