Volunteering with Riverside Regional Medical Center is a rewarding experience with many opportunities. As a volunteer, you will interact and assist with patients, become a part of a great hospital family and work with others to help make a difference in our community. Our volunteers work with the public, assist visitors and support members of the health care team throughout the hospital.

Volunteer requirements

As a volunteer with Riverside, you are in control of your hours. Please complete the online application and review our requirements:

  • The Riverside volunteer program requires individual dedication. The application process includes a personal interview, universal background check, flu shot, tuberculosis screenings and completion of the volunteer orientation.

2024 Volunteer Orientation Dates:

- Tuesday, Feb 6th

- Monday, March 11th

- Tuesday, April 9th

- Monday, May 6th

- Tuesday, May 28th

- Monday, August 26th

- Tuesday, September 10th

- Wednesday, October 2nd

- Tuesday, November 5th

- Monday, December 9th

  • Volunteers must agree to maintain a regular schedule at least four shifts, which is a minimum of 16 hours per month.
  • Volunteers who want to be part of our Compassionate Companions program also have to complete the required No One Dies Alone training.

Contact us at 757-594-2044 for more information and upcoming orientation dates.

You're invited to our vendor fairs

Riverside is happy to host community vendors for fundraising efforts. You can find information about fundraising sales below. Payroll deduction at vendor sales are reserved for full-time and part-time employees only. All sales are held in the Riverside Regional Cafeteria unless otherwise stated. All proceeds benefit the Riverside Make a Difference Fund.

January 22-26 Southern Comfort Linens (Online)

March 5-6 Mindy's Jewels

April 17-18: Dynamic Shopping

May 29-30: Sterling Purses and More

Sep 4-5: Southern Sheets

October 11-12 Dillard's (In-Store @ Patrick Henry Mall)

December 11-12: In The Bag

High school volunteer program

This program invites local teens to experience the world of health care as junior volunteers.

Who can apply: This program is open to high school students between the ages of 14 and 18. (You must be 14 by by June 15.) You also must meet the requirements of the application process, including being in good academic standing and having parental consent. You will also be required to attend the mandatory orientation.

Application period: We are currently accepting applications for the Summer of 2024.

Questions: Call our Volunteer Services department at 757-594-2044.