Volunteer at Genesis
Make a difference in our community by volunteering at Genesis HealthCare System. You’ll play a central role in providing comprehensive, compassionate care for patients and families in our community.
Genesis Volunteers are an integral part of providing compassionate care.
Volunteer opportunities for everyone
Find the perfect match for your interests at Genesis. Whether you’re skilled on the computer, enjoy talking with people or have a special skill to provide, you’ll find a volunteer position that fits you. Plan for a minimum of at least two shifts a month, each lasting three to four hours. Let us know where you want to share your time.
Volunteer at an information desk
In the Critical Care Unit; at the Information Desk in the main lobby.
Volunteer making deliveries
With the Hospitality Cart, a free library and activity sheets for visitors and patients; sharing free cookies and fruit; the daily newspaper; or transport supplies or belongings from various areas of the hospital.
Volunteer a compassionate heart
As a Mended Heart volunteer, listen to patients and visitors while sharing your own experiences; in the Nursing Units; or at Pediatric Rehabilitation by spending time with visitors or patients.
Volunteer with spiritual matters
Provide Communion (Eucharist) for Catholic patients and family members as requested; in Spiritual Care, obtain church information and provide literature to newly admitted patients; or as a Compassionate Companion at the bedside of a dying patient so no one dies alone (NODA).
Volunteer in Behavioral Health
As a Behavioral Health Volunteer, previous participation in Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous for at least one year is required to lead a supervised meeting; or as an Outpatient Peer Support volunteer, providing groups with a personal experience of recovery from drug or alcohol addiction, mental health trauma or outpatient rehabilitation programs, while supervised by Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program staff. One year of sobriety is required to offer peer support.
Volunteer to help support patients and/or family members dealing with addiction
The program is called the Warm Hand Off, and it pairs patients with volunteers who understand addiction. While in the ED, volunteers will listen, provide treatment information and answer questions regarding recovery. Find out how you can help.
Volunteer at Genesis Outpatient Rehabilitation
As a volunteer at Genesis Outpatient Rehab Centers, you help staff clean equipment, help get supplies for staff or misc. office work.
Volunteer as an escort
Help patients, families and visitors get to their destination at the Genesis Physician Pavilion as a greeter; as an Emergency Department volunteer; at the Front Desk; or Imaging Services.
Volunteer in other areas
In the Genesis Gift Shop; through Pet Therapy with a licensed pet; or as a Clown Volunteer as a way to reduce stress for patients and their family.
All volunteers will be required to pass a background check. You must be at least 18 years of age to volunteer for the Adult Volunteer program and you must be at least 16 years of age for the Youth Volunteering program. We also have a VolunTeen Program in the summer, that runs from the end of May - Mid Aug. Call the volunteer office at 740-454-4700 to apply for the VolunTeen Program & Youth Volunteering.