Why Volunteer at JMH?

Volunteers are a valuable part of the patient and guest experience, and you can join us in delivering excellent care and service. Here are some benefits to becoming a JMH Volunteer.

  • Meet new people, learn new skills and make lasting friendships with others on the volunteer team
  • Receive a free meal in the Willow Cafe for each 4-hour shift
  • Earn awards and recognition at celebrations
  • Receive free JMH Gear
  • Receive discounts to fun events through JMH's Employee Activities Committee
  • Receive access to JMH Fitness Gym Equipment

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There are several areas within Johnson Memorial Hospital where students and adults may volunteer.

  • Information Desk attendant
  • Registration Department desk receptionist
  • Surgery Department receptionist or aide
  • Clerk at The Giving Tree, our hospital gift shop
  • Wheelchair transport and patient/visitor escort
  • Business Office aide
  • Emergency Department aide
  • Nutrition Department aide
  • Miscellaneous tasks: deliver flowers to patients, newspapers to departments, workroom assistant, lab runs, etc.


  • Must be at least 14 years old to volunteer.
  • A standard commitment of at least 100 hours is expected from each adult volunteer.
  • Once your application is received, you will be contacted to schedule an interview.
  • If you are selected as a JMH volunteer, the following activities will be conducted:
    1. Reference check
    2. Criminal history background check
    3. New volunteer health screening - Proof of Covid vaccination(s) and annual flu shot are required
    4. Volunteer orientation and specific department training


We are always excited to meet students who have stellar academic careers and are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Volunteering at our hospital is a fantastic way to gain hands-on experience and learn about the medical field.

As a student volunteer, you will have the opportunity to work alongside healthcare professionals, observe medical field operations and assist patients and their families.

In addition to gaining valuable experience, volunteering at our hospital can open doors for educational opportunities. We offer special consideration to college and high school students who volunteer with us when they apply for scholarships.

We recognize the importance of investing in the next generation of healthcare professionals, and we are proud to offer this opportunity to those who are passionate about pursuing a career in this field.

So if you are a college or high school student who is interested in healthcare, we encourage you to apply to volunteer with us. We are excited to meet you and help you take the first step towards a rewarding career in healthcare.

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Good . Healthy Food

Willow CafĂ© offers food choices that range from local comfort-food favorites to a variety of grill and made-to-order items. Located along the breezeway that connects the 1125 and 1155 buildings on the JMH campus. 

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