Places To Volunteer

Our volunteer opportunities are as unique as the people who are looking for them. We offer opportunities for teens, college students and adults.

Volunteer Opportunities

We offer you opportunities to be involved directly with patients and visitors as well as other chances to make a difference through a variety of different tasks at our facilities. From clerical duties to patient discharge and everything in between, you will find a fulfilling volunteer position with us.

Volunteer Doula Program

Volunteer birth doulas will provide physical and emotional support to pregnant women during labor and delivery at NH-NHRMC. Each doula will volunteer at least 12 hours per month. Shifts are offered daily from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 2-8 p.m. or 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Doula experience is not required, but some hospital,,medical,or birth experience is preferred.

Potential volunteers will need to submit a volunteer application, complete volunteer orientation and will be screened by NHNHRMC's volunteer services. Once confirmed, you will receive volunteer doula training.

Note: This training is NOT a doula certification. The next training session will be held Feb 4-5, 2023.

For more information, email Hannah Brownlow at [email protected]. or Karin Walker at [email protected]

Volunteer Nurse Program

Nurses who have retired but miss the personal interaction with patients and families complement our care team. Whether you enjoy answering phones, greeting visitors or working directly with patients and families, we have a place for you.

If you are a registered nurse with an active NC license, please call (910) 667-5317 to learn more about our program.

Volunteer Assignment Areas at NHNHRMC

Gift Shops

Gift Shop volunteers are assigned to one of 4 gift shop locations. Great placement for those who enjoy a retail setting, are comfortable operating a computer/cash register, and excel in providing superior customer service. Available Shifts: Monday-Friday, varies by location

Shuttle Cart Driver

Shuttle Cart Drivers transport visitors to and from the parking lots to the entrances of the hospital. This is a busy assignment. Must complete our Shuttle Cart Driver Education class prior to driving. Great placement for those who enjoy interacting with a wide variety of people and who like to be outdoors. Available Shifts: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-noon; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 12-4 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. and     Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1-5 p.m.

Wheelchair Round Up

Wheelchair round up volunteers organize wheelchairs according to departments. This assignment involves a lot of walking and pushing of empty wheelchairs. Great placement for those who love to walk and organize. These volunteers become very knowledgeable about the layout of NHRMC. Available Shifts: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m. 


Volunteer Ambassadors guide visitors and patients to their destination within NHRMC. This assignment involves a lot of walking. Great placement for those that enjoy interacting with a wide variety of people. Available Shifts: Monday-Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m; 1-5 p.m.

Surgical Pavilion

Surgical Pavilion volunteers work in a busy environment. They greet and escort patients and visitors to patient rooms and waiting areas and assist staff as requested. This assignment requires a lot of walking. Great placement for those who like to work as part of a dynamic team. Available Shifts: Monday-Friday 5-8 a.m.; 8 a.m.-noon; 12-4 p.m.; 4-8 p.m.