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  • Choose the experience that's right for you!

    Patient/Family Support

    What's available now?
    See some of our current volunteer openings.

    Volunteers who wish to have a great deal of interaction with people are encouraged to apply for a position dealing with patients and their families. These positions are right for individuals who are comfortable dealing with the public, are physically able to stand for long periods and have a caring attitude.

    You could work in:

    • Patient transport
    • Medical/surgical inpatient
    • Vanderbilt rehabilitation
    • Craft cart
    • Rolling library
    • Hospitality cart
    • Diagnostic imaging
    • Newspaper delivery
    • Comfort care team
    • Emergency department
    • Health sciences and community resource library

    Behind the Scenes

    For those who prefer to volunteer "behind the scenes," we have many positions that exist in ancillary services. There is no patient contact and volunteers support important office functions critical to the smooth operation of the hospital.

    You could work in:

    • Health information services
    • Occupational health
    • Administration
    • Medical staff office
    • NHCC family practices
    • Admissions

    For an application and interview, call the volunteer office at 401-845-1635 or e-mail

    What to expect when you volunteer