Volunteers

The Knox Community Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded $16,000 in health career scholarships to area high school graduates and area college students in their third or fourth year of education.

Learn More: https://www.kch.org/news/recent-news/knox-community-hospital-auxiliary-awards-scholarships


Volunteer Services

Volunteers are people who make a difference because of the role they play in meeting patient's needs or providing essential services and lending support to our hospital community. Volunteers set an example for all of us ... they work for the satisfaction of helping others.

As a volunteer at Knox Community Hospital, you'll enjoy many rewards. You will feel a sense of accomplishment, learn new skills, meet new people, make new friends, and be a part of a team that is committed to improving the health of those we serve plus make an invaluable contribution to your community.

In addition, here are a few other benefits that Knox Community Hospital volunteers enjoy.

Making a difference in the lives of patients and families
Reserved parking
Complimentary meal when volunteering
Free flu vaccine
Annual recognition event
Gift Shop discount

All volunteers must receive the flu vaccine.  Please direct any questions to Cathy Rinehart at 740.393.9079.

Commitment
Most volunteers commit to one three-or four-hour shift per week. Day and weekend shifts are available. In addition, there may also be project opportunities depending on your unique skills and interests.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways you can help make a difference at Knox Community Hospital. Your cheerful, caring attitude can make a significant impact on a patient's hospital stay. Some volunteer opportunities include:

  • Gift Shop
    Work in a retail setting; assist customers with purchases, operate cash register and restock displays.
  • Front Desk
    Greet and provide information and directions to all visitors, give patient information, answer phone inquires, deliver flowers, newspapers and mail to patients.
  • Surgery Waiting
    Keep family and friends updated on the patient's progress during surgery. Walking family members and friends to consult rooms.
  • Central Registration
    Greet outpatients and assist patients. Registering patients, taking paperwork back and forth to Diagnostic Imaging. Answering the phone. Performing clerical duties for other departments if needed.
  • Medical Pavilion Greeter
    Greeting patients and families. Provide information and directions.
  • Cancer Clinic
    Greet patients. Answer the phone; alphabetize charts, anything the nurses may need help with.
  • Specialty Clinic
    Greet patients. Answer the phone; alphabetize charts, anything the nurses may need help with.
  • Lab Courier
    Transports items between Knox Medical Pavilion and Knox Community Hospital.

For more information on volunteer opportunities, call our Volunteer Services/Student Coordinator at 740.393.9079.

KCH Auxiliary Volunteers

The purpose of the Knox Community Hospital Auxiliary is to render services to Knox Community Hospital and its patients and to assist Knox Community Hospital in promoting the health and welfare of the community in accordance with the mission and vision established by the institution.