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Piedmont Athens Regional Adult Volunteers

Over 50 adults volunteer their time on a regular basis with Piedmont Athens Regional. Volunteers serve at our information desks, in our gift shop, and throughout the hospital. We do require that volunteers make at least a 3-month commitment. If you are interested in volunteering with us, the first step is to complete our online application.

Once your application has been received you will be contacted by Volunteer Services to review volunteer requirements and opportunities.

All adult volunteers are required to complete a background check, health screening, and hospital orientation. We provide an annual training for volunteers who choose to volunteer long-term.


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Adult Volunteer FAQ


How do I become a volunteer for Piedmont Athens Regional?

To become a Piedmont Athens Regional volunteer, please complete the volunteer application. College student volunteers may not apply online with this application. Once your application and interview has been accepted, the volunteer supervisor will help determine an area of interest and a schedule suitable to your needs.

I am a college student. Can I apply as an Adult Volunteer?

No. All college students must volunteer through our College Student Volunteer Program.

Are background checks required?

Yes. After you submit your application to volunteer, the volunteer supervisor will contact you with instructions on how to complete your background check.

What are the health screening requirements?

All volunteers are required to provide proof of immunization for Mumps, Measles, Rubella, Varicella, COVID-19, and Influenza (during flu season). Volunteers are also required to complete two TB skin tests.

What kind of training do I need to volunteer at Piedmont Athens Regional?

Volunteers need no special training to get involved. Interested applicants are interviewed and special talents and personal schedules are matched to the hospital's needs. Most volunteer serve approximately four hours once a week. Additional hours are always welcome!

Will volunteering help me get a job at Piedmont Athens Regional?

Volunteer Services and Human Resources are separate departments at Piedmont Athens Regional. To apply for a job, review our career opportunities.

Will this meet my community service requirements?

No. Our volunteers go through a lengthy training process to meet federal requirements for hospital volunteers. As such, it's not possible for us to accommodate short-term volunteer requests.

What are the benefits of volunteering?

Volunteers have the opportunity to learn new skills, share skills they already have, and make connections with others. Some volunteers use this time to explore new career options and use their experience for further education or employment opportunities. Volunteering has been shown to increase self-confidence, combat depression, and help people stay physically active. While volunteers offer their services free of charge to Piedmont Athens Regional, they do receive many benefits. While volunteers offer their services free of charge, they are a valuable piece of the Piedmont Athens Regional family. Each year our adult volunteers are invited to a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, hosted by Volunteer Services. This is our chance to say thank you and recognize the way you have supported us!

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