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First Steps to Becoming a Volunteer

Volunteer Requirements

  • Health screenings are a requirement to become a volunteer.
  • A T.B. test will be administered at the time of the initial health screening.   
  • 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 8 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)
  • 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.

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Last Updated: 07-17-2017
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