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) 414-7506. We will be happy to help you.

Who Volunteers?

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:
    • Safety
    • 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
  • Recognition
  • Support
  • Continuous Evaluation and Development of New Opportunities
  • Friendships and Meaningful Experiences