Volunteering opportunities are available in many departments throughout the hospital campus. If you are passionate about community service, care deeply for people and have the time and energy, then contact Northeast Regional Medical Center to find out how you can make a difference!
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Become a Volunteer in 5 easy steps
Minimum Expectation: 4 hours a week
Fill out an online application. Click here.
Download the recommendation letter format by clicking here. Instructions to submit the recommendation letter are included in the recommendation letter format download.
Interview and drug screen
We will discuss your goals and find the best placement for you. A drug screen is required for all healthcare professionals and volunteers.
A three-hour orientation class is scheduled by appointment and are usually held once a month.
Receive a temporary ID badge and department training
Volunteer training is provided in order for volunteers to feel confident in their assistance to patients and families. The temporary ID badge will be replaced or leveled up by a permanent ID badge after you have reached 10 hours of volunteering. Please check your hours at the Volunteer Information Center (VIC) Kiosk and set up an appointment for your brief 10 Hour Level Up meeting.
All Around Awesome Volunteers provide general assistance in the hospital and is how we describe our volunteers.
Chaplain Volunteers are typically local pastors who come to learn more about and actually practice spiritual/pastoral care in a hospital setting.
Department Volunteers help the needs in a specific department throughout the hospital.
Director Assistant Volunteers are typically students from one of the local colleges who want to learn about healthcare administration in a healthcare environment.
Emergency Room Volunteers support patients and families in the Emergency Department, and also assist staff by running errands and helping with a variety of tasks.
Critical Care Unit (CCU) Host supports communication and assistance to patients and families needing an increased level of care.
Health and Fitness Volunteers help former patients in at the NRMC Health and Fitness Center set and accomplishes their desired goals.
Information Desk Volunteers welcome everyone to the hospital and guide people to proper locations within the hospital.
Unit Host Volunteers provide reading materials, games, and emotional support to patients and families.
Waiting Room Host Volunteers support the information desk team by delivering items to patients and communication to the waiting rooms.
If you are interested in 10 hours or less of observing (unless more
hours are required specifically for an educational class); please fill
out our online application here.
Laura Gruber Harden, Senior Circle Advisor and Volunteer Services
315 S. Osteopathy, PO Box C8502
Kirksville, MO 63501