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Volunteer Opportunities Available with Chester County Hospital

If you would like to become a volunteer at Chester County Hospital, please complete a Volunteer Application.

"Meet & Greet"

Information Desk: be the smiling face to greet patients, visitors and staff in the new Penn Medicine Southern Chester County facility. Provide directions and assist with patient registration for the laboratory and radiology departments. (Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon)

Clinical Support (patient contact)

Emergency Department: assist the physicians, nurses and technicians with patient transportation, stocking supplies and helping with room preparation; a multi-tasking opportunity. (Sunday 3pm - 6pm or 6p - 9p)

Ambulatory Care (ACC): support the nursing staff by assisting with patient discharge, delivering equipment and specimens and preparing the unit for morning patients. (Thursday 3pm - 6pm)

Radiology Transportation: transport patients to and from their diagnostic procedures, a physically active opportunity pushing wheelchairs and stretchers. (Friday early morning)

Patient errands and transport: assist every hospital department by discharging patients, transporting specimens, delivering equipment and supplies. (Tuesday or Thursday 3pm - 6pm)

Endoscopy Patient Transportation: responsible for transportation of patients to and from the endoscopy suite, requires stamina and physical strength to push patients on stretchers throughout the hospital. (Monday early morning)

Clerical Support (limited or no patient contact)

Recovery Room (PACU) Volunteer: be the communication hub for patient information for the active recovery room, family waiting room and the staff. This is a multitasking position requiring attention to detail. (Monday or Wednesday afternoons)

Mailroom/Stockroom Volunteer: an opportunity to interact with all hospital departments by sorting and delivering mail, packages and supplies. Walking and light lifting is required. (Flexible weekday hours)

Physical Therapy Aide: keep the busy outpatient physical therapy department in the Fern Hill Medical Campus clean and tidy, stock supplies and occasionally help with office duties. (Weekday mornings or afternoons)


Visit patient and staff areas with the goody cart with the Cheermobile team. The cart offers food, gifts and reading material for sale. (Substitute week day afternoons)

Encore Consignment Shop

Assisting customers, labeling and displaying consigned items in the shop located in the Kennett Square area (Rt. 52 & Rt.1). (Open September - June)

Special Events

Chester County Day - October 1: Participate in the oldest historical home tour in the country as a volunteer home host, greeter or parking assistant. A complimentary ticket to tour the homes before or after your 4 hour shift is available to all volunteers.

If you would like to become a volunteer at Chester County Hospital, please complete a Volunteer Application.

Last Updated: 7/7/2016