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Volunteer at AMH

In becoming part of the volunteer program with Alton Memorial Hospital, you will join a team of people dedicated to high-quality patient care. It is our belief that working together as a team and sharing a common objective of excellent service has earned Alton Memorial Hospital the recognition of being one of the finest health care providers in Southern Illinois. By choosing to volunteer at Alton Memorial Hospital, you are helping the hospital in continuing its commitment to excellence while providing yourself with the personal satisfaction of contributing to the welfare of those in need.

Youth volunteers (15-17) should call 618.433.6684 to get their application and other information. 

Questions or concerns? Email us or call 618.433.6684.

Why volunteer?

  • ​​​Improve your self-esteem
  • Make new friends
  • Develop new skills
  • Lower your blood pressure
  • Reduce anxiety and depression
  • Receive personal satisfaction from helping others
  • Receive a discount in the hospital cafeteria, gift shop and pharmacy
  • Annual Christmas Luncheon
  • Annual Spring Volunteer Luncheon

What does a hospital volunteer do?

  • Choose your role – there are various openings from which to choose,and training is provided!
  • Choose your level of activity – there are openings for those who wish to stand and walk, as well as those who prefer more sedentary positions
  • Choose your shift – there are openings for both mornings and afternoons on any day of the week you prefer

What qualifications do I need?

  • Must be at least 16 years old 
  • Must be willing to purchase and wear a volunteer uniform
  • Must fill out an application – see online application below; You must also complete a background check at time of interview
  • Must complete a new volunteer orientation
  • Must display excellent customer service skills
  • Must be willing to work a minimum of eight hours a month
  • Must receive COVID-19 and seasonal flu vaccines, or agree to weekly testing if filing medical/religious exemption

Online Volunteer Application

Find a doctor or make an appointment: 618.463.7220 or 800.392.0936
General Information: 618.463.7311
Alton Memorial Hospital
One Memorial Drive
Alton, Illinois 62002

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