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Volunteering at Mary Free Bed

Mary Free Bed volunteers have the opportunity to give back to the community by providing assistance to patients, visitors, and staff. In addition to the joy of helping others, volunteers receive exposure to healthcare careers and special recognition.Volunteer opportunities are available for both students and non-students.


CLICK HERE for an online volunteer application

Volunteer Qualifications

To become a Mary Free Bed volunteer you must be:

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Available for one shift per week
  • Willing to follow the hospital's dress code and appearance standards
  • Customer service oriented
  • Able to commit to a minimum of six months (students must be able to commit to a minimum of 12 weeks)
  • Able to complete pre-placement requirements, orientation, and training

Service Areas

  • Health Information Management (not billing and coding)
  • Medical Education
  • Clerical assistance
  • Child Life
  • Seamstress
  • Cosmetology
  • Physical therapy and occupational therapy
  • Radiology
  • Reading and craft activities
  • Many other opportunities

Because of Mary Free Bed's focus on rehabilitation, the hospital does not offer volunteer opportunities in pharmacy, surgery, the emergency room, or for physician assistants.

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