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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. See below for online application.

Spiritual Care Volunteer

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.

General 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.

Peer Leaders

Help older adults manage chronic health conditions by teaching self-management skills in a 6-week Living Healthy workshop. All materials, training and support provided at no cost.

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.

Spicebox Gift Shop and Coffee Bar

Gift Shop Volunteers 1

The gift shop is open Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 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.

Welcome Team

The Welcome Team Volunteers help direct patients and families who enter our facilities through the Patient Registration lobbies at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville and Noyes Health Services in Geneseo Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. These individuals assist with wheelchairs and doors when needed as well.

Young Adult Volunteer Program

For self-motivated young adults aged 14–24 years. A minimum 6-month, once weekly commitment is required to volunteer. Opportunities include:

  • Spice Box Gift Shop and Coffee Bar: gain retail experience in our recently renovated and expanded Gift Shop run by the Noyes Auxiliary.

We would 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.