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Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in the Longmont United Hospital’s volunteer program. We are proud of our volunteers and the roles they play in our hospital. Your willingness to share your time and talent makes a huge difference in the patient experience.


The Volunteer Service department is committed to providing equal opportunity for all applicants. Volunteer Services has the responsibility to recruit the most qualified volunteers, determine their capabilities and make assignments accordingly.

To become a volunteer, you must:

  • Complete application
  • Interview with hospital staff
  • Pass TB and background screening, provided by the hospital
  • Have an annual flu vaccine
  • Purchase a volunteer shirt ($18) and payment of annual dues ($10)
  • Follow the dress code of white or tan pants, capris, or skirts. No denim of blue jeans
  • Complete orientation
  • Please note: Volunteer opportunities are not clinical internships or rotations.

Basic qualifications for volunteers:

  • Friendly and customer-service oriented
  • Provide a minimum of a six (6) month commitment to volunteer
  • Honest , reliable and able to be professional in all interactions
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Physically able to be on your feet, as needed, some areas more than others
  • If you are currently in high school and at least 14 years of age, you are welcome to join our junior volunteer program

Volunteer Opportunities

Special Areas:

  • Gift Shop
  • Therapy Dogs
  • Caring Clowns
  • Hand Arts
  • Music opportunities
  • Storycatchers

Patient Contact Areas:

  • Patient Ambassador
  • Emergency Room Volunteer
  • Day Surgery
  • Entertainment Cart
  • Birthplace
  • Hospitality Cart
  • Transitions of Care

Visitor and Informational Areas:

  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Main Welcome Desk
  • Surgery Waiting Room
  • Birthplace Welcome Desk
  • Registration Day Surgery

Non-Patient Contact Areas/Office Support:

  • Health Center of Integrated Therapies
  • Human Resources
  • Volunteer Office
  • Messenger Service


If you have questions please contact the Volunteer Office:

Volunteer Voice: Monthly Newsletter

April 2018 Volunteer Voice

March 2018 Volunteer Voice

February 2018 Volunteer Voice

January 2018 Volunteer Voice

November 2017 Volunteer Voice

October 2017 Volunteer Voice

September 2017 Volunteer Voice

June 2017 Volunteer Voice

May 2017 Volunteer Voice