Making a Difference Every Day: Volunteer at Good Samaritan

Volunteering doesn’t just help us provide care to our patients. It also strengthens our bond with the community. By giving day-to-day care, you can play a vital role in Good Samaritan’s mission to improve the health and lives of our patients.

Interested in volunteering?


Good Samaritan volunteers share their time, experience and talent by helping others. Volunteering gives people a sense of accomplishment, and our staff has come to depend on volunteers as an integral part of our facility.

Anyone over age 18 who can commit at least one day a week to a two-hour shift is eligible to become a volunteer. Young people ages 14 through 17 are eligible to become teen volunteers.

Types of Volunteers

  • Adults: For anyone in the community 18+
  • Summer Volunteens: For high school students ages 15-17
  • Pet Therapy: For anyone with a certified therapy dog to visit our patients
  • Spiritual Care: For anyone interested in meeting the spiritual needs of our patients

Benefits of Volunteering

Good Samaritan Medical Center volunteers receive the following benefits:

  • A complimentary meal ticket that can be used in the cafeteria each day you work a two-hour shift
  • Complimentary flu shots and health screenings on selected dates
  • Special access to community lectures
  • Special activities such as the gala April Award Luncheon, which recognizes volunteer accomplishments
  • Where volunteers serve
  • Good Samaritan Medical Center volunteers are placed in many different hospital areas, including:
  • Patient Transportation
  • Information desk
  • Patient care units
  • Emergency department
  • Family waiting areas

Where volunteers serve

Placement is based on your interests, the hospital’s needs, and the times and days there are volunteer openings.

Volunteer Training

Good Samaritan Medical Center all volunteers. You will be required to attend a general orientation that provides an introduction to the hospital and an explanation of hospital policies. On-the-job training will be provided in each specific hospital assignment. You will also be expected to attend in-service training as required by the hospital, and to comply with a tuberculosis skin test to meet hospital health requirements.

Watch our Volunteens in Action

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