Volunteer Requirements

Adult Volunteers

Employed or retired adults are invited to apply to volunteer in our adult volunteer program. Volunteers commit to a weekly four-hour shift for a period of at least six months. For information about how to become involved, call us:

RiverBend (541) 222-2200
University District (541) 222-2203

Click Here to download the Adult Volunteer Application Packet (PDF)

Teen Volunteers

High school students ages 15 to 18 are invited to apply to volunteer in our teen volunteer program. We offer both school year and summer placements. Volunteers commit to a weekly two-hour shift. For information about how to become involved, email Sharri da Silva or call (541) 222-2204.

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College Student Volunteers

College students who are pursing a health care career and are currently enrolled in a college-level program are invited to apply to volunteer in our nursing unit volunteer program. Volunteers are assigned to nursing units to assist staff in a variety of ways that support patient care. Application/orientation occurs at the beginning of each school term. Volunteers commit to a weekly two-hour shift for a period of at least two school terms. For more information about how to become involved, email Debbie Grant or call (541) 222-2202 (Sacred Heart at RiverBend) or email Jill Day or call (541) 222-2203 (Sacred Heart, University District).
 
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Pet Assisted Therapy

Volunteers visit PeaceHealth facilities with their certified Pet Therapy Dogs. Dog and handler must be certified and recommended by either Pet Partners or Therapy Dogs, Inc. Acceptance and orientation as a PeaceHealth volunteer are also required. For information about how to become involved, email Debbie Grant or call (541) 222-2202. 

Musicians

Our Sounds for Healing Program consists of volunteer pianists or other acoustic musicians who provide environmental music to hospital visitors. An audition is required before volunteer acceptance/orientation. For information about how to become involved, email Carleen McCornack, Center for Mission, or call (541) 222-2263.

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