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Volunteer Positions

Across Mid Coast–Parkview Health, there are a number of volunteer opportunities that allow you to generously share your time. Positions are listed below. After applying, you will meet with the Director of Volunteer Services to select a position that best fits your skills and goals.

 
Activity assistance all 4 communities
@Mid Coast Senior Health Center
Auxiliary Fundraisers
@Mid Coast Hospital
The MCH Auxiliary holds several fundraisers throughout the year and needs many volunteers to help with these projects.
Café
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers greet customers, staff the cash registers, work the counter, package foods and much more!
Computer Data Entry
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers assist with computer data entry and related administrative tasks.
Computer instruction for TH residents
@Mid Coast Senior Health Center
Digestive Health Center
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers make beds, serve meals to patients, copy, assemble charts, answer the telephone, run errands, discharge patients, etc.
Dining assistance
@Mid Coast Senior Health Center
Hosting in Thornton Hall dining room, help Food & Nutrition Manager
Emergency Department
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers make up stretchers, keep blanket warmer filled, retrieve medical records, help with families, transport patients to Imaging, stock rooms and help the staff in any way possible.
Emergency Department Lobby Reception
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers welcome all who come to the ED, assist with transporting patients into the ED, and more.
Fiscal Services (Accounting)
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers file, copy and run errands for the staff.
Food and Nutrition Services
@Mid Coast Hospital, CHANS Home Health & Hospice
Volunteers assist with bagging silverware, preparation of salad bar, transporting food to Café, running errands, assist in Café if necessary, and help with patient tray distribution.
Gardening assistance
@Mid Coast Senior Health Center
Volunteers support our gardener Claudia, planting, weeding and watering in season. No mowing is necessary.
Gardens
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers work in the healing and patio gardens, planting, weeding and watering in season. No mowing is necessary.
Gift Shop
@Mid Coast Hospital
Sponsored by the Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary and a major Auxiliary fundraiser.
Hand massage
@Mid Coast Senior Health Center
These volunteers need a medical background and must complete the hospital hand massage training program.
Healing Touch Hand Massage Program
@Mid Coast Hospital
These volunteers need a medical background and must complete the hospital hand massage training program.
Health Information Management
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers assist with filing and other clerical duties.
Information and Hospitality Desks
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers support a number of tasks designed to assist and direct visitors with a friendly, pleasant attitude.
Intensive Care Unit
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers answer the telephone, run errands, copy, assemble charts, assist with families of patients, and generally assist the nursing staff in the most helpful way possible.
Knitting and Handcrafting
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers knit lap robes for the Behavioral Health Unit; newborn caps, sweater sets, and blankets for the Maternity Unit; and prayer shawls for the palliative care office. This work is done at home.
Mail Room
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers assist in the mail room with sorting and delivery of mail.
Materials Management
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers assist with various clerical duties in Central Stores and the loading dock.
Maternity Unit
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers are receptionists for the unit, greet visitors and patients, “buzz” patients and families onto the unit, as well as other tasks that may be appropriate.
Medical Office Building #1 Information Desk
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers greet patients and visitors and direct them to destinations.
Medical/Surgical Unit
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers answer call buttons, direct patients and families to their destinations, sit with confused patients, assemble charts, run errands, copy, transport specimens to lab, and generally assist nursing staff in any way possible.
Palliative Care
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers are specially trained to work with patients and families in life threatening situations, assisting the palliative care social worker, both at the hospital and Mid Coast Senior Health Center.
Pet Visits
@Mid Coast Senior Health Center
Pets of volunteers may be considered for pet visiting, provided the animals are well behaved and in good health, and can furnish proof of up-to-date shots from a vet.The volunteer/pet team does have to meet certain criteria to participate.
Physician Practices
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers perform clerical work in physician practices in Topsham, Brunswick and Bath upon request.
Public Affairs
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers work with the staff in producing a variety of publications.
Seasonal decorating
@Mid Coast Senior Health Center
Special Projects
@Mid Coast Hospital
The Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary holds several fundraisers a year, and is always seeking new volunteers to help with these projects.
Spiritual Wellness Program
@Mid Coast Hospital, Mid Coast Senior Health Center
Volunteers are specially trained to participate in spiritual wellness for patients and their families. Volunteers must be accepted into the program by meeting with the Spiritual Wellness advisor.
Thornton Hall reception desk
@Mid Coast Senior Health Center
Greet visitors, answer phone, clerical help
Transport Teams
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers keep the wheelchairs in good, working condition, make repairs where possible or take to Engineering, make sure two legs are on each chair and find the parts on the patient units.
Trolley
@Mid Coast Hospital
From spring until late fall, volunteer provide the Trolley service for patients and families in the parking lots. Two shifts a day are needed. Drivers must be at least 16 years of age and have a valid Maine driver’s license.
TV “programming” for in-house channel
@Mid Coast Senior Health Center
Keep information up-to-date such as menus, activities and other announcements
Visiting Committee
@Mid Coast Hospital
This committee is under the Quality Department where volunteers survey patients to assess their level of satisfaction and provide a friendly visitor to lonely patients.
Volunteer Services Office
@Mid Coast Hospital
Volunteers perform clerical duties, work on mailings etc.