Volunteer Services

Wayne Memorial Hospital Volunteers

Volunteers are an important and special part of Wayne Memorial Hospital. Their generous donations of time and energy touch patients, visitors and hospital staff. Just a few rewards of volunteering include:

  • Meeting new people
  • Learning new skills
  • Contributing to the community
  • Sharing your experience and expertise
  • Feeling a sense of accomplishment

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

What does a WMH volunteer do?
There are many possible volunteer assignments available that may meet your interests and skill level. These include:

  • Greeting and directing patients and visitors
  • Providing clerical and general assistance in various hospital departments
  • Escorting patients throughout the facility
  • Distributing patient mail
  • Circulating the book cart throughout patient floors
  • Visiting patients
  • Providing general assistance to the nursing staff on patient floors

How old must I be to volunteer?
Wayne Memorial Hospital accepts volunteers who are at least thirteen years of age. There are three different groups of volunteers, including:

  • Adult Volunteers (ages 18 and up)
  • Teen Volunteers (ages 13 to 17)
  • Special Project Volunteers (incorporate volunteer service into school/college projects)
  • Hospice Volunteers (minimum age of 18 require; assist Hospice Team in delivering comfort care to patients during the last stages of terminal illness)

How can I become a Wayne Memorial Hospital Volunteer?

The easiest way to become a volunteer is to contact the volunteer coordinator who can assist you through the process, which includes:

  • Being at least thirteen years of age
  • Contacting WMH Volunteer Services by telephone (570) 253-8737 or email malicky@wmh.org for an application or more information
  • Scheduling an individual interview, which will allow for discussion about your interests, scheduling needs, etc.
  • Attending a Volunteer Orientation, which will provide you with the necessary information about the hospital’s policies/procedures regarding volunteers, health/safety, infection control, confidentiality, etc.
  • Touring the facility with the Volunteer Services staff, which will help you feel comfortable in the hospital
  • Obtaining more specific training that is related to your assignment

 

 

Consider becoming a part of the Wayne Memorial Hospital Volunteer team and share in WMH Core Values (CARES) – Compassion, Advocacy, Respect, Excellence, and Service.

 
 
 
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Our Volunteers in Action
Caring, Committed and Indispensable!

Community Relations Volunteer

Volunteers help in clinical and office settings with a variety of tasks.

 

Wayne Memorial Hospital Volunteers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteers choose their own hours and places to work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teen Volunteers on tour of the Hospital.

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