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Volunteers

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer at Scotland Health Care System? Our volunteers support our mission to provide quality health care. They do this with activities such as greeting visitors and family members at the reception desks, delivering mail and flowers, providing wheelchair transport, assisting patients as they prepare to leave the hospital, and a variety of other duties in non-patient areas.

On September 14, 2010, Scotland Memorial's Volunteers earned the prestigious Five Star Award from the North Carolina Hospital Volunteer organization for the NINTH consecutive year. Click here to learn more about this award.

Benefits of Volunteering
Besides the great sense of well-being and satisfaction you receive by volunteering, you will receive many other benefits!

Blood pressure screening through the Employee Health Office.
Annual influenza immunizations, (subject to availability) are optional and free of charge
Complimentary meal in the hospital cafeteria on days when a minimum four-hour shift is completed
Volunteer parking spot while on duty
The opportunity to acquire new skills and knowledge, to develop new interests, to expand social and personal support networks, and to derive satisfaction from assisting others through compassion and understanding
Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon
Personal satisfaction
Qualify for hospital discount
Recognition and Awards
Social events such as Birthday Parties, Summer Picnic and more)
Educational opportunities
Free annual TB testing

Adult Volunteers
If you are ready to become a member of our Volunteer Auxiliary you may complete the online application form by clicking here.

When your application is received, you will be called to schedule an appointment. We have many areas of service and will work with you to find a position that is satisfactory to you and the department. Your schedule needs, position preference availability, and department needs determine assignments.

Volunteer Service is a rewarding opportunity to help others while giving of yourself. We look forward to hearing from you and welcome the opportunity to have you become a part of the Volunteer Services Program at Scotland Health Care System.

Scotland Health Care System does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or sexual orientation. Please complete the application to the best of your ability. Answers to the questions will used solely to consider you for volunteer service.

Commitment: Most volunteer positions require commitment of at least four hours per week. A three-month commitment is required for a school or job reference. If the commitment is not reached - volunteer information will not be released.

Training/Health: Prior to placement, a mandatory volunteer orientation and health screen is required. Each volunteer will be required to update the health screen and mandatory training annually. For special service areas, and as regulations change, additional training requirements may be necessary.

Lifeline Monitoring System
One of the ways our volunteers help others in the community is through the installation of personal home monitoring systems. The Auxiliary has provided these personal monitoring systems since 1989. Click here to learn more about how you can obtain a home monitoring system.

Junior Volunteer Program
The Junior Volunteer Program is offered each summer at Scotland Health Care System. Junior volunteers support the hospital while gaining the experience and responsibility of working in the health care field - an important consideration when considering a career in health care. Teens between the ages of 14 and 18 are encouraged to volunteer at Scotland Health Care System. The registration process begins each February and closes in May.

To learn more about volunteer opportunities at Scotland Health Care System contact Nancy Rogers, Volunteer Coordinator, at 910-291-7314



 
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