When you join us as a volunteer, you are joining a team of the best health care professionals. We live up to our vision of providing a wide range of health care services that enable us to provide our consumers with a superior patient experience. We believe our volunteers are priceless and consider them as a vital part of the health care team.

We have various positions that are open during the week or on weekends so that you can select a schedule that works best for you!

  • Hospitality/information desks—Greet and direct/escort patients and visitors, deliver flowers and mail to patients, support nursing units and hospital departments by assisting with various errands.
  • Merry Token Gift Shop—Assist in all aspects of this retail operation located in the hospital lobby. The proceeds from this shop financially support the hospital.
  • Thrift Shop—Assist customers in all aspects of purchasing quality items at affordable prices. The proceeds from this shop financially support the hospital.
  • Clerical support—Provide support by assisting with mailings, making marketing/educational packets and filing.
  • Outpatient registration—Escort patients to appropriate areas for testing and to ancillary departments as necessary.
  • Physical therapy assistant—Transport hospital patients to inpatient physical therapy appointments.
  • Sterile processing and distribution—Make deliveries to the OR and assist SPD staff with various projects.
  • Transport—Assist patients in wheel chairs to various departments or for discharge from hospital.

Volunteer benefits

Our volunteers, who must be at least 15 years of age, are offered:

  • Voucher for a free beverage and a 25 percent discount in the café or Java City
  • Complimentary parking during volunteering shifts
  • Complimentary influenza shots offered annually
  • And, apart from all these benefits, volunteers gain the satisfaction of helping those in need

Application for volunteer opportunities

To discuss how you can become involved, call Riddle Hospital Volunteer Services at 484.227.3170.