Volunteer Commitment? – Most volunteer areas require a regularly scheduled, weekly, 4 hour shift and over 100 hours to their volunteer service.
How old must I be? Our program provides volunteer opportunities for ages 14 and up.
How long do you keep applications on file? Once applications have been received, they are kept on file for six months. If you applied to volunteer more than six months ago, you will need to reapply.
What volunteer shifts are available? The majority of our volunteer needs are between the hours of 8:00am and 8:00pm. Although we also have weekend shifts available.
Why should I volunteer? – Our volunteers have the opportunity to create a meaningful impact on the lives of our patients and their families. If you have a willing and caring heart and are looking to gain a genuine sense of satisfaction from helping others, consider volunteering at Kootenai Health.
Will I be able to shadow a doctor or nurse, or have clinical experience? We do not offer job shadowing or internships through our volunteer programs. We cannot create a position based on personal or professional goals. We have specific volunteer roles that enhance the services we provide.
I would like to find employment at Kootenai Health, does volunteering guarantee me a job? We do not recommend volunteering in an attempt to secure employment at Kootenai Health. Volunteering does not guarantee employment. If you are interested in position openings , please visit Careers (kh.org)
Who can I contact for more information? To learn more you can contact our Volunteer Services Office at (208) 625-4645.