If you want to work with big hearted people who volunteer just for the love of helping others, come and join us. There are lots of needs, and plenty of potential to make someone's day a brighter place.
Become a volunteer in six easy steps.
Minimum Expectation: 4 hours a week
- Application and letter of recommendation
Complete an application and include
a letter of recommendation (from a family friend, professor, minister, etc.) with your application. Your reference should be easy to contact if needed.
Fill out the Application online:
(for shadowing see below)
Contact: Email: Chad_Earhart@CHS.net or call (660) 785-1099 with questions. If you add your email in the application, you will be sent a detailed process for volunteering. Otherwise, contact us and we can discuss this over the phone or in person.
- Send a reference letter
Please have someone who is not a family memeber send a reference letter. Your refference merely needs to state that they recommend you as a volunteer at the hospital. Plsese send it via email to Chad_Earhart@CHS.net or via regular mail.
- Thirty-minute interview
This interview will seek to determine your hopes, goals and the place you will be most fulfilled and beneficial.
- Orientation class
Attend our three-hour New Volunteer Orientation. Orientations are scheduled by appointment.
- Take Test and get ID badge
Required for all healthcare professionals and volunteers, a drug screening will be scheduled for you at orientation.
- Department Training
We want you to feel confident in what you are doing and make sure we are consistent in our quality of volunteers we have here. We take pride in our volunteers.
If you are interested in 10 hours or less of observing only (unless more hours are required specifically by a class), then click here.