Frequently Asked Questions
Questions and Answers About Volunteering
Q: How long does the process take to become a volunteer?
A: On average, it takes two to three weeks to be completely processed and ready to volunteer.
Q. Is there a dress code?
A. Yes. Volunteers are not allowed to wear blue jeans, sweatpants, shorts, capris, t-shirts, sweatshirts, or open toe shoes. You must wear stockings or socks at all times. No facial or tongue piercings. Visible tattoos must be covered at all times. Heavily scented lotions, perfume, cologne, aftershave, or the scent of smoking tobacco must be avoided in all departments of the hospital. All volunteers will be provided a vest that they must wear over their clothing while volunteering and must wear the proper name tag. All volunteers are expected to present themselves in a neat and professional manner at all times while at the hospital.
Q. Can I volunteer just for a time period?
A. Yes. Adults, we work with your schedule. Students, please refer to the Volunteer Requirements in the “Become a Volunteer” section, listed above.
Q. Will I be able to shadow a doctor and or have a clinical experience?
A. No. We do not offer shadowing or clinical experiences through the Volunteer Office.
Q. If I volunteer, will I get a job at the hospital?
A. Volunteering at the hospital does not guarantee employment. For general employment questions and forms, contact the People Services Department at (715) 717-4246.
Find out more about becoming a volunteer here.
You are also welcome to stop by our office, located on the first floor behind the hospital Gift Shop, or call us (715) 717-4255.