Volunteer Office

321 Genesee Street
Oneida, NY 13421

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Exceptional Care provided with support from Exceptional Volunteers!

If you have a heart for service and a desire to provide exceptional care right here in your community, please consider joining our Volunteer Team! Volunteers play a vital role in the services we provide throughout Oneida Health. In addition to providing services that bring comfort to our patients and their families, many volunteers provide specialized, technical expertise on important projects. Whether they’re working directly with patients, or working behind the scenes, our volunteers enjoy the opportunities to meet new people, to keep active while providing important services, and to experience the personal satisfaction that comes from helping others.

OHC Volunteers

We offer two distinct areas of work to our Volunteers:

Patient Centered Care Opportunities

  • Emergency Dept. Assistant
  • Greeting/Escorting /Flower Delivery
  • Patient Discharge
  • Patient / Resident Visitors
  • Surgical Waiting Area Host/Hostess
  • ECF Activities Volunteer
  • Cancer Center Assistant/Sample Transport

Non-Patient Care Opportunities

  • Clerical/Administrative roles
  • Messenger
  • Information Desk
  • Data Entry
  • Blood Drives
  • Volunteer Services Office
  • Projects
  • Events

OHC VolunteersWith the many volunteer opportunities available, it’s easy to find one that fits your schedule. You can volunteer during the day, in the evening, or on weekends. You can choose a volunteer position with a set schedule, usually a few hours per week. We offer morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend placements. Shifts may vary depending on the type of volunteer position you choose. We never forget that your time is valuable and we work to make volunteering fit your busy schedule.

Time Commitments for Volunteers

Volunteer Duration
Adult Volunteers 3-4 hours for a for a total minimum 50 hours in one year
College Students 3-4 hours weekly for a total minimum 50 hours in one semester
High School Students 3-4 hours weekly for a total minimum 40 hours in one semester.  Students must be at least 16 years of age

Volunteering benefits are many:

  • Gain work experience
  • Learn new skills
  • Meet new people
  • Checkout careers
  • Feel needed and appreciated
  • Perform various duties and enjoy recognition for it
  • Build self confidence by helping others
  • Become a member of the Oneida Health Family & enjoy giving back to the community!