First Steps to Becoming a Volunteer
- Health screenings are a requirement to become a volunteer.
- A T.B. test will be administered at the time of the initial health screening and then again annually.
- All volunteers are required to wear a photo I.D. badge issued by the Medical Center Identification Office while on duty.
- Flu shots are a requirement annually.
Time and Commitment
- A 4-month commitment is required.
- Volunteer opportunities at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are as diverse as your own interests. Training will be provided in your volunteer area.
- Volunteers are encouraged to volunteer a minimum of 4 hours per week - morning, afternoon, or evening.
- Volunteer assignments will be given according to the Medical Center's need and on a first come basis.
- Set hours are 9 am to 12 pm, 12 pm to 4 pm, and 4 to 8 pm, 7 days per week.
- Shifts are available 24 hours per day in the Emergency Department and ICU areas.
- Evening shifts are flexible for people who work until 5 pm.
Benefits for Volunteering at the Medical Center
The Medical Center values its volunteers tremendously! As a result, we provide excellent benefits to those who serve. Some of the benefits you will receive as a volunteer:
- Complimentary parking
- Free meal (value $6)
- Free uniform (adult volunteers only)
- Discount of prescriptions at Medical Center's outpatient pharmacy
- Free flu vaccine
- Annual Awards and Recognition
- Job and school references
The Volunteer Office is open Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. We are located on the Main Floor of Ardmore Tower on the main campus of the Medical Center. Our office telephone number is 336-713-3514.