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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.

Chaplain Volunteer

Clerical Work

Our chaplain volunteers go to the bedside and visit/pray with our patients. There is additional training and quarterly meetings required for these volunteers under the guidance of our lead chaplain volunteer.

Front Desk Volunteers

These volunteers work at the main switchboard desk and assist families and visitors by providing directions and information. They also provide clerical support and assist with departmental projects, such as: folding, labeling, stuffing, and collating. Hours: Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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 in-home companionship to individuals with Alzheimer's, dementia or other chronic health problems, offering respite care for their caregivers.

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.