Volunteer FAQs

Where can I volunteer?

With four hospitals and many other facilities, Community Medical Centers has volunteer opportunities in many locations.

Which departments do not have volunteer roles?

EKG, Medical Records, Coding and Billing, Research, Peer Counseling, IT, Accounting and Finance do not have volunteer roles.

What are the times of most shifts?

Shift times are scheduled in 4-hour increments Monday through Friday with starting times as early as 8 a.m. and ending by 4 p.m.

Can I choose the area or department to volunteer in?

Our goal is to provide assistance where it’s needed most. Unfortunately, we can't guarantee specific departments, but we'll do our best to accommodate your main interests.

Can I receive a letter of confirmation for my volunteer hours to use for school applications or employment opportunities?

Absolutely. After you have completed the minimum commitment of 100 hours we'll provide you a copy of your time and attendance.

Can I get externship or internship opportunities through the volunteer program?

We're unable provide externship or internship opportunities within the volunteer program. We also cannot sign any type of contract or verification regarding hours for those types of educational programs. However those requests may be handled through your college program coordinator and Community Medical Centers' Education department.

If I have a medical license can I volunteer in more specific roles related to my field?

You cannot use your medical licenses or medical skills while volunteering. Licenses are not used to determine where you can volunteer.

Can I take a leave of absence from volunteering?

All leaves of absence of two weeks or more must be arranged through the volunteer office. Your same schedule and placement cannot be guaranteed if you’re reinstated into the program.

Can I volunteer at more than one Community Medical Centers' location?

We ask that you complete the minimum 100 hour commitment before moving to another Community location. Hours are not transferable.