Memorial Hospital

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities at Memorial

You’re invited to join our volunteer team now. A smile and a helping hand can make a difference!


Memorial Hospital welcomes you

A variety of volunteer opportunities exist through Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary. This dedicated group of women and men share their experience, expertise, and energy with patients, physicians, and employees.

Since 1957, the Auxiliary has:

  • Given more than 2.6 million service hours
  • Contributed more than $7.6 million to the hospital
  • Contributed over $500,000 to students pursuing healthcare careers

Why volunteer?

  • Enjoy the feeling of personal satisfaction that comes from helping others.
  • Use your talents and skills.
  • Do something meaningful.
  • Meet new people and make new friends.
  • Gain new experiences and insights.
  • Be part of a team.
  • Make a difference.
  • Receive recognition and appreciation.
  • Have fun!

What does it take to be a volunteer?

  • Be at least 18 years old. Information about the Junior Volunteer program for 14 to 17 year olds is available upon request.
  • Complete a volunteer application and include references.
  • Attend an orientation and be interviewed by the Director of Volunteer Services.
  • Pay annual dues of $5 or a Lifetime Membership of $100.
  • Purchase and wear required uniform.
  • Attend an annual education session pertaining to hospital rules, regulations, and safety guidelines as well as other volunteer information.

Areas of need

  • Reception Areas
  • Patient/Family Assistance
  • Patient Transport
  • Gift Shop

Other volunteer activities

Volunteers also conduct fundraising projects to benefit the hospital and assist with hospital and Auxiliary programs that provide education and services to the community.

Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

4500 Memorial Drive
Belleville, IL 62226
(618) 257-5545

The Auxiliary Office is located at the South end of the Hospital, on the Lower Level, near the Center Elevators.

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