Volunteering at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital

Volunteers play an important role in Guthrie’s success and in the lives of patients and their families. Our volunteers love to make a difference in our patients’ experience and with the staff they work with.

We invite you to join our volunteer team and begin making a difference – every patient, every time.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Makes productive use of your time
  • Helps you develop new skills
  • Provides an opportunity to meet new people and make new friends
  • Keeps you healthy, provides exercise throughout your day
  • Have fun with a team
  • Enhances our services with your talents and compassion

Guthrie offers numerous recognitions and incentives for volunteers:

  • Free parking, shuttle to front door
  • Volunteer newsletter
  • Discounts on activities and services
  • Annual recognition dinner and awards
  • Free access to Club Guthrie exercise facility
  • Annual flu immunization
  • Meal voucher for hospital cafeteria
  • Monthly birthday luncheon
  • Annual holiday celebrations
  • Teen scholarship opportunity

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers have a variety of options to share their talents and compassion for others. Please explore the list below to see how you can serve our staff, patients and community.

  • Run errands around the hospital and clinic
  • Provide clerical support and office phone coverage
  • Serve amenities, snacks and beverages to patients through the Friendly Francis Program
  • Greet and escort patients and visitors at entries and hallways
  • Deliver flowers to patients
  • Provide pastoral care by offering spiritual handouts and visiting with patients
  • Escort eye surgery patients to procedure rooms
  • Assemble packets, mailings and special projects in the workroom
  • Visit with Cancer Center patients and assist as needed
  • Knit or crochet hats for newborns
  • Serve snacks and beverages to donors at blood drives
  • Sew and stuff heart pillows
  • And more

For more information about volunteering at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, call 570-887-4242 or email Volunteer_Department@guthrie.org.