Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Please take a moment to browse through these frequently asked questions. If you still have questions, please call us at (360) 636-4126. We will be happy to help you.
People of all backgrounds volunteer at PeaceHealth. Our volunteer team is composed of a diverse group of people from 14 to over 90 years old.
What is required to become a PeaceHealth Volunteer?
Once you have returned your completed application to our office, we will make arrangements for you to complete the following steps:
- Attend a volunteer orientation
- A personal interview
- Background check
- Alcohol/Drug Screening
- TB test (provided by PeaceHealth)
- Additional required education:
- Blood-borne pathogens
- Infection control
- HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) safety
- Service Excellence Training
We are devoted to Service Excellence. Training and education will be provided to help you in your new job as a PeaceHealth Volunteer. You will be given:
- A uniform
- A schedule that fits your needs
- A rewarding experience
What is the time commitment for volunteering?
We ask that adult volunteers make a minimum of six months, four hours per week commitment to their volunteer position. Teens are requested to make a three month commitment of 4 hours per week.
Certainly, any volunteer who wishes to extend that commitment to a greater length of time is very welcome to do so.
What are the benefits of volunteering?
In addition to feeling good and helping others, you will receive:
- Placement and Skill Building
- Continued Education
- Continuous Evaluation and Development of New Opportunities
- Friendships and Meaningful Experiences