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Volunteer Opportunities

There are many roles you can play at Noyes, all of which will support us in providing the best care possible to community members.

We welcome your participation. Please contact Christa Barrows, Volunteer Coordinator, at (585) 335-4358 or for additional information. Please fill out the Volunteer Application Form and see which volunteer position might best fit your skills and interests.

Gift Shop Volunteers 1Spicebox Gift Shop and Coffee Bar

The gift shop is open Monday–Thursday from 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and is located in the main lobby of the hospital. The gift shop offers a variety of gifts, cards, flowers, coffee and food for staff and visitors. Additional training on food safety is a requirement for all of the gift shop volunteers.

Spiritual Care Volunteers

Clerical Work

Our spiritual care volunteers visit the bedside and offer prayer support and encouragement for our patients. There are opportunities to shadow a more experienced spiritual care volunteer.

Clerical Department Volunteer

These volunteers work in a variety of departments throughout the hospital to provide clerical support, such as filing, collating, labeling, folding, data entry and/or answering phones.

Respite Volunteers

This special group of volunteers provides companionship, socialization and/or activities to individuals with memory loss or other chronic health problems, offering respite care for their caregivers.  Volunteer opportunities are available in-home (we match volunteers with families in their home town) and also at the Dansville United Methodist Church respite day program, 5 Chestnut Ave, Dansville, NY 14437 on Wednesdays from 10-2 and the Home Away from Home Respite Center, 11 Franklin Street, Geneseo, NY 14454 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-2.

Class Leaders

Opportunities to lead Powerful Tools for Caregivers, SAIL fitness classes, and Alzheimer's and dementia education (offered by the Alzheimer's Association). All materials, training, and support provided at no cost.

Caregiver Support Group Facilitators

Volunteer opportunities available through the Alzheimer's Association to co-facilitate local caregiver groups.

Welcome Team

The Welcome Team Volunteers help direct patients and families. They also assist with clerical duties and answer phones.