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Want to Volunteer with Good Shepherd Health Care System?
Do you have a desire to serve your community? Good Shepherd Health Care System may be the place for you.

Here at Good Shepherd, we strive to provide compassionate, high quality, accessible healthcare and to promote a healthy community. That is why we value having community volunteers in various aspects throughout the health care system. Our volunteers gain experience in customer service, office work, outreach, transportation, hospice, community impact and more. To ensure our volunteers are well prepared, we provide hospital and department specific orientation and training upon onboarding, as well as continuing education every quarter. We recognize that Volunteers are vital in helping Good Shepherd reach our mission; They will do this by having a friendly and welcoming demeanor, treating all with respect and compassion, helping patients to their destination, and having the upmost integrity with all they do for Good Shepherd.

Good Shepherd encourages the participation of volunteers who support our mission, vision and values. If you agree with our mission and are willing to be interviewed and trained in our procedures, we encourage you to complete an application.

Volunteering Requirements

  • To become a volunteer at Good Shepherd Health Care System, we ask for a six-month commitment with a minimum of one shift per 90 days.
  • New volunteers will undergo a background check, a health screening and volunteer orientation training prior to volunteering.
  • Volunteers must be at least 16 years old and submit a signed parental consent form when under the age of 18.
  • Volunteers will be required to complete an annual training each year to remain active.
  • A minimum of 100 hours must be served before the Volunteer Coordinator will provide proof of volunteer hours.

Auxiliary Scholarship Application
Good Shepherd Health Care System awards five scholarships of $2,000 each to local students who have completed at least one successful year of study in the field of healthcare/medicine at a college or university. To learn more and submit an application, click here.

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