Volunteer at Genesis - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

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.

Why Volunteer?

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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; in the Surgery Family Lounge; or at the OB Front Desk.

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 as a patient service representative:

As a Patient and Family Advisor volunteer, you share feedback and input to improve the overall patient and family experience.

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.


Volunteer at Genesis

Help Genesis provide top-quality health care to our community by volunteering at the hospital or for our hospice services.

Apply online today

Start the Conversation

Learn about hospice services and how our team can help you or a loved one. Complete the referral form for Genesis Hospice or call 740-454-5682 or toll-free 800-953-7673.