Volunteers are an integral part of the SVHC community. Our many dedicated volunteers, in positions across the health system and in the community, learn valuable skills and make lifelong friends. From students seeking important resume-building experiences and a peek at the health care system, to those past retirement looking to give back to their community, each volunteer contribution is valued and celebrated.

If you have a passion to serve or believe strongly in our mission, you may be a good candidate for volunteering at SVHC.

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ways To Get Involved:

As an SVHC Lobby Ambassador, you will be the first point of contact that many patients and visitors have upon entering the hospital. You will welcome and greet patients and visitors, escort them to their destinations, and provide reassuring guidance and information. This assistance can help to make a stressful visit pleasant and enjoyable.

As a Personal Emergency Response Technician, you will directly support community members in their homes by providing access to phone devices that, at the touch of a button, will help in an emergency. You will install the systems and answer questions from community members related to their use. This service prevents tragedies and saves the lives of our friends and neighbors.

As a clerical assistant, you will provide support to staff in many departments across SVHC. You will enjoy a quiet work environment, and help with mailings, filing, and more. These contributions will help you to gain office-related skills and to become an invaluable part of an SVHC office.

Do you have a talent you wish to share with SVHC? Did you see a program elsewhere that you would love to see in your community? We are always looking for bright ideas and passionate people to help bring them to life. Complete the form below to contact the Volunteer Services department to discuss your vision.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering! There are a few volunteer positions available.

Positions include: Entry Ambassador, Patient Advocate, Clerical Support, Dialysis Companion/Transport, Patient and Family Advisory Council member, COVID Resource Center Support, Physical Therapy Volunteer, and Volunteer Chaplain.


100 Hospital Drive, Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: (802) 440-4024

Monday – Friday: 8 – 4 p.m. 

For directions to the Volunteer Services office, click here

For appointments at SVMC Volunteer Services, park in parking area F or H. 

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