Volunteers at BTHC provide services that enrich and complement the hospital by assisting and supplementing the duties of our staff. The volunteer programs are designed to assist in providing the needs of the “whole” patient. Each month, volunteers of all ages and ability generously donate their time and talents at BTHC.
BTHC volunteers are offered a selection of non-clinical opportunities to suit the interests of our volunteers and the needs of BTHC.
Our volunteer positions are grouped in these areas:
The list below is a sample of volunteer roles at BTHC.
Available volunteer opportunities vary.
Volunteers provide in-hospital companion visits, support the meal assist program, comfort cart assistance, do community visits, take on fundraising tasks and provide assistance for Cancer Care patients and families.
Volunteers interact directly with adult patients and their families. Placements include visiting inpatients, offering friendly support to patients and their families, and assisting patient with meals when requested by nursing staff.
Volunteers can assist with maintaining the flower beds at BTHC. Details of position will be discussed with the Recreation/Volunteer Coordinator.
Volunteers provide music to our inpatients at BTHC whether through the gift of singing or playing an instrument. Contact the BTHC Recreation/Volunteer Coordinator for more details.
The BTHC Gift Shop has reopened! Those interested in volunteering can fill out the volunteer form below and will be contacted by the Auxiliary.
Volunteers provide services to benefit inpatients on the Rehab/Surgery and Medical Unit. Orientation will be provided by the BTHC Recreation/Volunteer Coordinator.
Recreation Therapeutic volunteers will be involved with:
Contact the Volunteer Coordinator by filling out the form below.
Volunteers also have the opportunity to assist with fundraising and special events as required.
If you are between the ages of 14-18 and interested in giving something back to the community, or you know of someone who would like to participate, we would be happy to talk to you about volunteer opportunities at BTHC. We are always looking for sensitive, respectful, and caring individuals to assist with our programs.
Youth volunteers also get involved by volunteering over summer vacation. The commitment we ask from you is one shift a week if at all possible. If you enjoy your experience with us, please consider continuing your volunteer position after the school year begins.
Thank you for expressing interest in our Volunteer Program.
We will respond to your application as soon as able, we appreciate your patience.
Volunteers must be at least 18 years for most areas, with the exception of the Junior Volunteer Program, where volunteers need to be a minimum of 14.
What to expect when you apply to become a Volunteer at BTHC.