Volunteering Offers Many Opportunities and Rewards
Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we have suspended volunteer activities at this time.
Our volunteers are special. They play an important role in helping care for our patients, assist families and visitors and aid in projects for many departments.
Volunteer achievements are recognized during National Volunteer week. Other benefits include complimentary meals during volunteer shifts, a free flu shot and discount for our Employee Wellness Program at HealthRidge.
If you are interested in volunteering please contact our volunteer service team at 765.521.1509.
An in-person interview, orientation program, health screening and background check will be conducted prior to joining us as a volunteer.
Put your secretarial skills to work by helping with copying, collating, stapling and laminating. Shift times are flexible and require a minimum of four hours once a week.
Greet visitors, patient family members and friends entering the hospital. You will help by giving directions and assisting patients and family members as they begin the registration process. You may also assist in transporting patients by wheelchair to different areas of the hospital. Time commitment depends on the specific assignment.
We may not be Uber but our visitors love this service where you pick up our guests in the parking lot and bring them to the front entrance. General time commitment is two-four hours once a week.
Waiting for the results of your loved one’s surgery can be stressful. Your smiles and encouragement will assist with greeting our guests, answering phones and communicating with both surgery staff and patients and their families. You need to have a warm friendly smile, enjoy walking and have good communication skills. General time commitment is six-eight hours once a week.
Purchasing & Laundry
This is a great opportunity to get your exercise and having a chance to talk to staff as you deliver packages and supplies to different departments. General time commitment is four hours once or twice a week, morning or afternoon.
Like to sew? Make quilts for a raffle to raise money for the Henry Community Health Foundation and injured soldiers. Pillowcases are made for children at the Christian Love Center who use them to take home all of their belongings. And who knows what other fun special projects will come your way.
Passing morning refreshments to our Patient Care Unit (PCU) patients and their visitors is a chance to get some exercise and share a pleasant greeting. The PCU nurses let you know what refreshments each patient can receive that can include coffee, Crystal Light, graham crackers, cheese and crackers. General time commitment is one-two hours twice a week. Cart is passed at 9:30 a.m.