Volunteering provides a chance to give to others. Each year Teton Valley Hospital volunteers give thousands of hours to support and enhance patient care. Hospital volunteers, ages 14 and over, enjoy the opportunity to help others heal. Volunteers make a tremendous impact on the health services we provide. The partnership of caring volunteers and dedicated staff helps us best meet the health needs of our patients.
“To love what you do and feel that It matters-how could anything be more fun?” -Katherine Graham
Opportunities to care
- Hospital Volunteers provide clerical support and assist with maintenance duties and hospital events.
- Patient Activities volunteers read, play games, help with crafts and escort patients on walks.
- Teton Valley Hospital Foundation volunteers help generate charitable gifts for the hospital through Board service and Foundation activities.
- Caring from the Heart volunteer chaplains offer spiritual care in the hospital setting to patients, families and staff. An ordained clergy referral and training are required. Chaplains commit to 24 hour on call shifts.
How to apply
Youth ages 14 through 17, and adults age 18 and over are welcome to serve as Teton Valley Hospital volunteers.
The application process is simple and assures each volunteer is matched with an opportunity they will enjoy. Participants complete a one page volunteer application and an interview with the hospital’s director of human resources. Volunteers complete a general hospital orientation followed by training for volunteer activities.
Research shows that volunteering improves both physical and emotional health. Volunteers feel connected to their community and receive an opportunity to socialize.
Teton Valley Hospital employs and provides service without regard for race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, handicap or diagnosis.
Become a Teton Valley Hospital volunteer. Your gift of time will be used to support and enhance the services we provide to our patients and families. In addition, it will offer you an opportunity for growth, new friendships, recognition and the satisfaction of helping others.
Each hour given by volunteers makes a valuable difference in the care we provide to community.
For more information about volunteer opportunities. to receive a volunteer application, or to arrange a hospital tour contact the Volunteer Coordinator office at 354-8839 and ask for Milissa.