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Volunteers play a vital role throughout FirstHealth’s care network by supplementing the activities of our paid staff. We’re always appreciative of volunteers and encourage you to discover these rewarding opportunities below.

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Moore Regional Hospital

At Moore Regional Hospital the Administrative Director of Guest Services is responsible for the department and a Volunteer Manager and Office Coordinator help support daily program operations.  It is the responsibility of the Volunteer Services staff to interview each prospective volunteer in order to evaluate the volunteer’s needs and interests and then assign the volunteer to a suitable service area and provide adequate orientation, training and recognition.  For more information on Volunteer Services at Moore Regional, call (910) 715-1266.

Infusion

Caring and compassionate describes these on-their-feet volunteers helping with a variety of tasks in our outpatient chemotherapy department. Need someone on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

Patient Registration

Volunteers needed to meet/greet, escort and transport patients as they register and make their way to various preadmission and diagnostic testing areas. Key openings on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Emergency Department

Ambassador volunteers needed to meet/greet and assist patients and their families as they present to the emergency room. Some wheelchair transport involved. Various days and shifts available.

Gift Shop

Greet and assist patients, families and staff with their purchases. Computer/retail experience is preferred. Shifts are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 2 to 5 p.m. with various days available.

Patient Information Visits

Involves navigating the entire hospital and having short visits with patients to share or gather information. Great way to exercise and enjoy meeting new people! Days and hours of openings vary.

Clerical

Various clerical opportunities available: filing, data entry/review, quality checks, telephone/office reception.

Richmond Memorial

At Richmond Memorial Hospital the Gift Shop/Volunteer Services Manager provides volunteer leadership and program coordination. .  It is the responsibility of the Volunteer Services staff to interview each prospective volunteer in order to evaluate the volunteer’s needs and interests and then assign the volunteer to a suitable service area and provide adequate orientation, training and recognition.  For more information on Volunteer Services at Richmond Memorial Hospital call (910) 417-3432.

Emergency Department

Day, evening and weekend shifts available.

Information Desk

Morning, evening and weekend shifts available.

Friendly Visitor/Magazine Cart

Morning shifts available.

Home Care/Office

Day shifts available.

Montgomery Memorial

At Montgomery Memorial Hospital the Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for the volunteer program. It is the responsibility of the volunteer program staff to interview each prospective volunteer in order to evaluate the volunteer’s needs and interests and then assign the volunteer to a suitable service area and provide adequate orientation, training and recognition. For more information on Volunteer Services at Montgomery Memorial Hospital call (910) 571-5020.

Main Entrance Greeters

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 1-4 p.m.

FirstCares Program

Wednesdays or Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Moore Regional-Hoke Campus

The Administrative Director of Guest Services at Moore Regional is responsible for the volunteer services program at MRH-Hoke Campus.  It is the responsibility of the Volunteer Services staff to interview each prospective volunteer in order to evaluate the volunteer’s needs and interests and then assign the volunteer to a suitable service area and provide adequate orientation, training and recognition.  For more information on Volunteer Services at MRH-Hoke Campus, call (910) 715-1266.

Reception Volunteer

Looking for reception volunteers to meet, greet and escort patients and visitors. An active job that involves great customer service skills! If interested, please contact Volunteer Services at (910) 715-1266 or cstrother@firsthealth.org to learn more. When contacting us please specify that you wish to volunteer on the Hoke campus.

Clara McLean House

New volunteer opportunities at the Clara McLean House frequently become available.  They include:

  • House Volunteers
  • Group Volunteers
  • Special Events Volunteers

Requirements & Application

 

  •   Must be 18 years of age or older
  •   Successfully complete application/interview process
  •   Complete initial health screening and annual TB skin test provided by FirstHealth Employee Health
  •   Complete Clara McLean House orientation, which includes a one-day classroom session and an on-site “shadowing” orientation (with length tailored to individual needs)
  •   Time commitment: At least six hours per month (two three-hour shifts) for the first six months and one three-hour shift per month thereafter
  •   Attend required continuing education sessions

 

For more information or to apply to be a volunteer, contact:

Laura Kuzma, Foundation Volunteer Coordinator

Clara McLean House
20 FirstVillage Dr.
Pinehurst, NC  28374
(910) 715-4224

lkuzma@firsthealth.org

Morning coffee/breakfast bar

Arriving early to set up/clean up and interact with guests in the family area

Tea Ladies

Monthly afternoon tea service to guests and visitors

General office

“Back office” assistance including phone, computer and mailings

Guest tours

Providing docent-quality tours of the Clara McLean House and Healing Garden to special groups and visitors

Library

Ongoing monitoring/arrangement of resource materials, borrowing procedures and computer assistance to guests researching medical information, accessing e-mail and performing business functions

Children’s play area

Ongoing monitoring/arrangement of toys, games and activities for the spectrum of developmental levels, with special attention to safety, cleanliness and toy replacement

Handymen/women

Volunteers who inspect and report maintenance needs on a scheduled basis and perform minor house maintenance such as light bulb and filter replacement

Errand runners

Volunteers who pick up house supplies or items for guests

Communications

Volunteers who keep brochures stocked in waiting areas at the hospital and assist with newsletter and other house publications

Healing Garden

Volunteers who provide garden maintenance under the supervision of Healing Garden volunteer leaders; cutting and arranging flowers from the cutting garden to be used throughout the house

Piano music

Accomplished pianists who will keep the house filled with music by volunteering to play the beautiful piano donated by a local family

Group Volunteers

Community groups may provide a much-appreciated home-cooked meal for families staying at the house. Groups may also contribute a program such as music and dance performing arts, visual arts, health/fitness activities, games, cookie or muffin baking, devotional programs, computer training, quilting, knitting and other crafts.

Special Events Volunteers

  • Decorate the house for special occasions
  • Provide educational programs for guests or volunteer staff
  • Provide fundraising activities – assisting with major events or third-party fundraisers within civic groups, school children, church groups, etc.
  • Coordinate community involvement – helping contact/schedule organizations that can contribute a program or activity

FirstHealth Hospice and Palliative Care

FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care needs committed, caring volunteers who can be trusted to maintain professional boundaries and respect patient confidentiality.

We offer flexible, comprehensive training and work schedules for all volunteer positions.  No prior hospice experience is required.

To become a volunteer, an individual must complete an application and the interview process. Our goal is to match the volunteer's needs, experience and talents with the volunteer position that is right for him or her.

For more information, call (910) 715-6000 or (866) 861-7485 toll-free.

Patient/Family Volunteers

Provide companionship for lonely patients, provide emotional support for patients, their caregivers and their families
, sit with patients for a few hours to allow a caregiver to take a break
, transport patients to and from appointments or errands
, run errands for patients/caregivers
, deliver supplies or medications.

Patient/Family Volunteers at the Hospice House

Read to patients
, provide caregiver respite
, facilitate life review
, assist with light day-to-day patient support duties (i.e. deliver menus, flowers, reading materials; restock warmers & linen closets; assist with packet preparation).

Kitchen Volunteers at the Hospice House

Support chef in an industrial kitchen during meal prep following applicable policies and procedures.

Gift Shop Volunteers

Assist customers with selecting merchandise, assist customers with purchasing merchandise and stock/restock items.

Office Volunteers

Provide general administrative support for the FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care office with tasks targeted to volunteer interests and skill level.

Receptionist Volunteers at the Hospice House 
Evening Shifts 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Greet visitors
, answer phones
, answer call bells
, provide emotional support to visitors, provide family tours of the common area of the hospice house, assist visitors in navigating the common areas of the hospice house

, and follow staff direction.

Special Project Volunteers

Run routine errands for administration, shop for events, bereavement support group refreshments, office supplies and hospice house supplies, deliver flowers, assist at periodic hospice events or community events.

Bereavement Volunteers

Provide ongoing emotional support and companionship for a family member/caregiver following the death of a patient.

Light Keeper Volunteers

Sit with patients who are actively dying.  This is an advanced opportunity requiring additional training and experience. 

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