Volunteers at Newton Medical Center are a valuable part of our excellent health care team. They give generously of their time and talents to provide assistance to patients, visitors and staff. They are regularly rewarded with sincere thanks for their generous acts of kindness.
Over 300 men, women, and young adults support Newton Medical Center through their volunteer efforts each year. Service hours exceed 35,000 annually as a result of time given in 25 areas in the hospital, community programs, and fundraising. Senior volunteers, college students and high school students make up the volunteer base. If you are interested in volunteering, READ ON! You can call 770-788-6553 or complete the online form to receive additional information.
Junior Volunteer Summer Program
High school students going into the 10th, 11th and 12th grades the following school year may apply for the summer Junior Volunteer Program. Applications are accepted beginning in January. The last date for acceptance is April 1. Junior Volunteers are selected based on grades, application, and interview. * Tuberculosis screening required.
College students may apply year round by submitting a completed adult volunteer application. A background check and 2-step tuberculosis screening are required. Letters of recommendation will be written upon request for those students who actively serve a minimum of 12 weeks and 36 hours.
Adult Volunteers (ages 18+ and not in college)
Adults applying for volunteer service at Newton Medical Center will submit a completed volunteer application. Assignments are made based on openings in the volunteer schedule, skills and interests of the applicant. A background check and 2-step tuberculosis screening are required. Adult volunteers are required to make a minimum 3 month volunteer commitment.
ē Before applying for a job at NMC, volunteers are required to serve for 6 months and have 80 volunteer hours.
Annual Education and Health Updates:
Annual, mandatory education updates are required for all adult volunteers for safety training, competencies, confidentiality and tuberculosis screening. Each year TB screenings and TB Skin Tests (TSTís) are administered by Employee Health. If you have ever had a positive TB Skin test you must complete a TB screening form and have a negative chest x-ray on file.
Participation in our influenza vaccination program is mandatory for all active volunteers during the flu season. More information regarding mandatory requirements will be available closer to flu season. NMC will offer the influenza vaccine to volunteers at no cost when supplies become available in the fall.
Volunteer Services Office
If you are adult, college or community service applicants and interested in becoming a Volunteer, please print and fill out the appropriate application below: