Volunteer Opportunities

During a typical year, volunteers donate nearly 25,000 hours of service to the hospital. Consider joining the team of adult and junior volunteers who have a positive impact on delivering quality patient care every day.

Application Process

Applications can either be sent via email or mail.

Email:
Laura Wilcox, Program Volunteer Services
lwilcox2@covh.org

Mail:
St. Joseph Hospital, Volunteer Services, 172 Kinsley Street, Nashua, NH 03060

To ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for our patients and staff, volunteers must complete the following before being approved:

  • Complete an application and two reference forms
    • Once the completed application and two reference forms are received by Volunteer Services, we will be in touch with you to schedule an interview and coordinate the following items:
      • Attend volunteer orientation
      • Bureau of Adult and Elderly Services State Registry Check
      • TB test (Completed through the hospital’s Employee Health and Wellness Team)
      • Criminal background check (St. Joseph Hospital pays for the processing fee)
      • Vaccination history
      • Flu shot (Health documentation is required, or a shot can be obtained from the hospital’s Employee Health and Wellness Team. This needs to be done yearly. You may not volunteer without an annual flu shot.)
      • COVID-19 vaccine

The Junior Volunteer Program is now a year-long program. We ask for once a week, three hour shift commitments. All Junior Volunteers must:

  • Complete the application
  • Be 15 years or older (If 15-16 years old, you must obtain a work permit to volunteer. The required form will be provided to you once you are accepted into the volunteer program.)
  • Commit to one three-hour shift per week
  • TB test (Completed through the hospital’s Employee Health and Wellness Team)
  • Vaccination History
  • Flu shot (Health documentation is required, or a shot can be obtained from the hospital’s Employee Health and Wellness Team. This needs to be done yearly. You may not volunteer without an annual flu shot.)
  • COVID-19 vaccine

We value your skills, talent, and dedication to St. Joseph Hospital, which is why volunteers receive the following:

  • Free meal/break tickets
  • Free annual flu shot
  • Social events
    • Summer picnic
    • Holiday party
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