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Applications for 2019 VolunTeen Program Now Being Accepted

Summer break is just around the corner, and teens between the ages of 14 and 17 who are looking for a rewarding experience should consider joining our VolunTeen Program. Our VolunTeens serve in a variety of settings, including patient registration areas and waiting rooms. VolunTeens assist with a variety of tasks, including wayfinding, patient transports, deliveries and office work. Palwasha Ayyub of Woodstock has volunteered for two summers enjoy interacting with both patients and staff. "Every day is something new. You get to help people in so many ways and really make a positive impact on your community."

VolunTeens receive a free meal on days they are volunteering, and teens who complete a minimum of 100 hours or participate in at least two seasons are eligible to apply for college scholarships which are funded through the SMH Auxiliary.

Deadline for applying is May 10. Click on the links below for more information:

WMH Auxiliary

The Warren Memorial Hospital Auxiliary was established in 1953. Each year, more than 100 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 operating a gift shop, open Monday through Friday, 9:00-4:00, and the annual Celebration of Lights campaign, as well as many other fundraising events throughout the year.

Areas Where Volunteers Serve

  • Gift Shop
  • Information Desks
  • Lynn Care Center Activities
  • Emergency Department
  • Transport Services
  • Many Others

Benefits of Being a Volunteer

  • Complimentary meal while on duty
  • Annual recognition meal
  • 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

  • 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

Celebration of Lights

The Celebration of Lights provides the community with an opportunity to honor or memorialize someone special while helping the volunteers raise money for hospital projects. When someone makes a tax-deductible donation of $10 or more, a light will be placed on the Celebration of Lights tree located near the hospital’s main entrance. Those making a single donation of $50 or more will be recognized in a special way with a Star Giver light, which will be placed at the top of the tree. The tree lighting ceremony is always held in front of the tree on December 1 at 7:00 p.m. and includes music and refreshments. If you are interested in honoring or memorializing a loved one, please call 540-636-0299.

Download an Application

For more information on volunteering opportunities at Warren Memorial Hospital, please call 540-636-0299 and an auxiliary member will return your call.