Looking for an enjoyable way to help your community? Enjoy helping
others? Want to meet new friends? Have a few hours a week to spare? Join
the growing family of volunteers at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital!
Approximately 250 men, women and teens from throughout the local
community enjoy the positive experience of volunteering at Bryn Mawr
Rehab Hospital. Our volunteers are students, parents and grandparents,
working professionals and retirees from all walks of life.
Volunteering is rewarding, enjoyable and a great way to meet other
people. Some of our volunteers are former patients that have established
strong bonds with other volunteers, patients and staff and have formed
lasting friendships that they enjoy both inside and outside the hospital
Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital offers a number of volunteering opportunities
covering a wide range of activities, from patient assistance to
administrative needs. So whatever your interest, talents or skills we
can find the fit that works for you. In addition, we offer unique
opportunities including but not limited to:
Pet-Assisted Therapy - Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital uses
more than two dozen dogs who assist our therapists. If you have a dog
you feel could help a therapist motivate patients to higher achievement,
this might be an excellent opportunity for you. Certifications are
Horticultural Center - Our Horticulture Center which
includes a greenhouse, pond, gazebo and outdoor gardens is a wonderful
setting where patients can undergo therapy from any one of the
disciplines offered at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital. Through the use of
plants, flower arranging, and planting patient’s therapies are inviting
and vibrant with greenery. Our volunteers help in all these areas.
Gift Shop - Bryn Mart Gifts the hospital’s Gift Shop is
a must see. The shop sells a variety of items with a little something
for everyone. Our volunteers who serve as Sales Associates process and
generate sales. The proceeds from the gift shop support patient
programs. The shop operates: 10:30 am – 6 pm, Monday – Friday, 10:30 am
– 5 pm, Saturday and 1 pm – 5 pm on Sunday.
Performers – We welcome volunteers with musical talents
to perform for our patients during lunch (12 pm – 1 pm) and dinner (5 pm
– 6 pm). The soothing sound of music playing in the background is a
great way for the patients to relax after a long day of therapy. There
is a piano available in the Patient Dining Room however you are welcome
to bring your own instrument.
Shadowing opportunities are available in a variety of disciplines. Each
opportunity is handled on an individual basis. For more information and
for details on the Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital Shadowing Program please
contact the Volunteer Department at 484-596-5599.
Organizations in the community are invited to help with seasonal and
special/service projects. We can accommodate large groups with advance
notice and coordination of age appropriate tasks. This is a wonderful
opportunity for us to learn about your organization and for you to learn
more about Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital.
Our volunteers can enjoy the therapeutic waters of Bryn Mawr Rehab
Hospital’s heated pool. The pool is available to volunteers on Tuesdays
and Thursdays, 8 am – 9 am. Physician’s clearance required.
Every year Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital celebrates National Volunteer Week
with an appreciation luncheon to honor its dedicated volunteers with
recognitions and awards.
Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital welcomes anyone 14 years of age and older to
join our Volunteer Team. Our Junior Volunteer Program is available for
high schools students with opportunities for helping after school.
Junior Volunteers are asked to commit to a two hour shift at least one
day a week.
Adult volunteers are asked to committee to a three hour shift at least
one day a week.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please complete the
appropriate application below and return it to:
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.