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War Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

The War Memorial Hospital Auxiliary was established in 1947. Each year, more than 50 volunteers donate their time and energy to the hospital, supporting the paid staff and assisting patients and their families. Volunteers also raise funds for the hospital by having an Annual Card and Game Party along with many other fundraising events throughout the year.

Areas Where Volunteers Serve

  • NEW Gift Shop: open Monday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Information Desk
  • War Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Unit
  • Policy Committee
  • Many Others

Benefits of Being a Volunteer

  • Complimentary meal while on duty
  • Annual recognition dinner
  • Develop new skills
  • Meet new people
  • Participate in hospital and Auxiliary education programs
  • Turn leisure time into purposeful, productive time serving the community

Requirements to Volunteer

  • Background check
  • Friendly and personable
  • Interview and volunteer orientation
  • Respect confidentiality
  • Dependable
  • Follow hospital and Auxiliary rules
  • Take annual TB test
  • Willing to commit to a specific shift
  • Age 18 and older

Junior Volunteers

  • Ages 14-18

For more information on volunteer opportunities, call 304-258-6517. For information on the War Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, call 304-258-6527.