Our volunteers share their time and talents to support our mission and improve patient experience.
Contact Volunteer Services at UPMC Carlisle
To learn more about volunteering at UPMC Carlisle, contact Denise Garman at 717-960-3359 or GarmanDL@upmc.edu.
Applying is easy. To become a volunteer, you will need to complete the following steps:
- Complete the volunteer application.
- Schedule an interview.
- Complete background requirements.
- Criminal background checks (Pennsylvania, FBI and Child Abuse).
- Health Assessment
- Two references.
- Attend an orientation session.
We ask that adult volunteers commit to at least 50 hours over a period of one year. Most volunteers work 3-4 hour shifts, 1-3 times per week.
Note: We do not accept:
- Court-ordered community service volunteer work.
- Volunteers for senior projects if the student is looking for a short-term volunteer opportunity.
- Short-term, "shadow" experiences through Volunteer Services.
Whether you would like to work directly with patients and families, or would rather serve in a “behind-the-scenes” role, we have a volunteer opportunity for you.
- Clerical Support
- Information Desk
- Emergency Department
- Nursing Floors
- Gift Shop
- Healing Therapy Program (music/pet therapies)
- Spiritual Care Program
Gifts of The Heart
Gifts of the Heart volunteers provide items to donate to patients at UPMC. Learn more.
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