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Make a difference in our community: Volunteer at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System. 

Sarasota Memorial's volunteers provide comfort and assistance to patients, their families, visitors and our staff. We appreciate the dedicated, compassionate and conscientious service they provide.

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.

If you have questions or need additional information, please email volunteer-office@smh.com or call 941-917-1008.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Commitment to one 4-hour shift per week for a minimum of 6 consecutive months
  • Must be able to accumulate at least 100 hours over the course of a year
  • A sincere interest in helping other in a caring, compassionate and dedicated manner

Become a Volunteer Today!

  • Step 1: Complete the volunteer application form
  • Step 2: Submit two Reference Forms - Reference #1, Reference #2. Please note, applications are not processed until all 3 forms are received.
  • Step 3: Our Volunteer Services Team will contact you to schedule an interview and discuss available volunteer opportunities. 

Additional Requirements

  • Tuberculosis Screening (2 step Mantoux)
  • Flu vaccination required during flu season
  • Attend a hospital orientation session
  • Complete a criminal background check 
  • Complete on the job training in assigned position
  • Purchase of required SMH Volunteer Services uniform top

Due to the high volume of applicants, we are not able to accept every applicant placment request. If you have questions, please contact volunteer-office@smh.com