Who are our volunteers?

Hancock Regional Hospital's volunteers are men and women of all ages and backgrounds, who donate their time and skills to the hospital on a regular basis. Volunteers are moms and dads, persons with careers, students (must be age 15) and retired persons. They are team players, helping our hospital staff provide the highest quality care.

How can I become a volunteer?

Persons interested in becoming a member of our volunteer team should complete an online application. For more information you can call Volunteer Service office at (317) 468.4252 or send an e-mail to Dawn Earlywine, Volunteer Program Director.

What types of volunteer assignments are available?

Volunteers are assigned permanent or substitute shifts as identified between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. During that time frame, volunteers are normally assigned to work a four, five, or six-hour shift. Sometimes it is difficult for volunteers to choose an assignment. Before being assigned to a specific area, volunteers may ask to shadow to determine if this would be an area of interest to them.

How will I stay informed of other volunteer happenings?

A Volunteer Services newsletter will be provided to all volunteers as well as a monthly volunteer schedule. Signatures, the hospital newsletter, is also provided to the volunteers. Volunteers will receive a calendar of scheduled events.

What are the benefits of being a volunteer?

  • Meet new people and learn about your hospital
  • Free parking
  • Uniform provided
  • Free flu injections
  • Learn a skill to help in future employment
  • Discounted meals while volunteering
  • Complimentary beverages while on duty
  • Recreational discount tickets and coupons
  • Discounted membership to Hancock Wellness
  • Free or discounted health education classes
  • Annual volunteer dinner
  • Service Awards
  • Special awards for hours served
  • Member of the Hancock Regional Hospital Guild, with state and national dues paid
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