Become a Volunteer

Become a Volunteer

You’re invited to join our volunteer team now. A smile and a helping hand can make a difference!

Why Volunteer?

  • Enjoy the feeling of personal satisfaction that comes from helping others.
  • Use your talents and skills.
  • Do something meaningful.
  • Meet new people and make new friends.
  • Gain new experiences and insights.
  • Be part of a team.
  • Make a difference.
  • Receive recognition and appreciation.
  • Have fun!

What Does It Take to Be a Volunteer?

  • Be at least 18 years old. Information about the Junior Volunteer program for 14 (must be a freshman in high school) to 17 year olds is available upon request.
  • Complete a volunteer application and include references.
  • Attend an orientation, complete a physical, and be interviewed by the Volunteer Manager.
  • Pay annual dues of $5 or a Lifetime Membership of $100.
  • Purchase and wear required uniform.
  • Attend an annual education session pertaining to hospital rules, regulations, and safety guidelines as well as other volunteer information.

Areas of Need

  • Visitor Services
  • Patient Services 
  • Gift Shop
  • Fundraisers

Become a Member

To become a Memorial Hospital Auxiliary member, call (618) 257-5545, e-mail MEMauxiliary@bjc.org, or fill out an adult or junior application.