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Volunteer at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System - Discover the Possibilities! Discover the Rewards!

By volunteering at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, you can make a difference in our community.

Our volunteers are special people who provide comfort and assistance to patients, their families, visitors and our staff. Every day they share their time, talents, energy and hearts. They believe in helping others. They believe in our mission. And, they believe in making a difference.

As a volunteer, you'll meet new people and learn new skills. More than 80 volunteer services support the hospital. No matter what your skills or special talents, or if you'd like to learn something new, there is a volunteer opportunity to suit your interests.


As a volunteer, you’ll receive annual orientation to the hospital, on-the-job training and a free flu shot if you are a non-Medicare participant. Cafeteria meals are provided at no cost and access to the Medical and Patient/Employee libraries are available to you as well.

How Much Time Can I Volunteer?
When you begin volunteering, assignments initially are available once a week on a four-hour shift. As you become more familiar with Sarasota Memorial, your responsibilities can increase, if you wish, with additional hours and/or service areas.

Opportunities Available . . .
Volunteer opportunities are available in patient care areas and non-clinical departments throughout the hospital. Volunteers also work closely with community health care organizations and play an important part to enhance the hospital's continuum of care in areas such as the Open Heart Surgery Pillow Program and sewers and knitters of baby items.See the Useful Links box for the current openings. 

You are cordially invited to discover the possibilities and the rewards of volunteering at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System. For more information, print the form in the Useful Links box to submit or stop by the Volunteer Resources Department on the first floor of the hospital near the auditorium or contact Nina Graber.