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Volunteer Services

Extraordinary People Who Care...

Lowell General Hospital Volunteers assist members of our Concierge Services teamVolunteers play a vital role at Lowell General Hospital. Each year they provide thousands of hours of service for the hospital, for the patients and for the staff.

Our program asks that volunteers commit a minimum of one day a week for a total of 100 hours of service, usually taking one year to complete. Each volunteer is encouraged and welcome to volunteer beyond the 100 hours.

Learn how to become a volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities & Benefits

Lowell General Hospital offers volunteer opportunities at our Main Campus on Varnum Avenue in Lowell, our Saints Campus on Hospital Drive in Lowell, as well as our offsite locations. Examples of volunteer roles include:

  • assisting in patient care areas
  • hospitality services/dietary
  • gift shop
  • patient & visitor greeters in our main lobby
  • clerical work
  • patient transport

People choose to volunteer for many reasons, but additional benefits that you may discover include opportunities to:

  • Learn new skills & develop new interests
  • Explore different careers in healthcare
  • Make new friends
  • Receive recommendation letters & references for your future
  • Enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done
  • Partake in a meal or break allowance the day you volunteer
  • Attend volunteer recognition events
  • Participate in hospital and employee activities
  • Receive a free flu shot each fall

Our Mission

The mission of the Volunteer Services Department is inspired by the values and the mission of Lowell General Hospital. Our volunteers are committed to complementing hospital staff in being responsive to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients, while at the same time, respecting the dignity, cultural diversity and individuality of all volunteers.

We welcome your questions about volunteering at Lowell General Hospital. You may reach us by phone at 978-937-6280. The Volunteer Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. If no one is available, please leave a message and we will return your call.

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