What’s a typical day like for you?
I stock supplies, answer the phones, get drinks and blankets for patients, and assist the medical staff with anything they need.
What made you want to become a volunteer at Paoli?
I just wanted to get more involved with the community I feel very connected to Paoli and I wanted to do something that would provide help to people in the community.
What is your favorite thing about volunteering at Paoli?
My favorite part is working closely with the medical staff and being a part of the community.
How does it make you feel to be able to give back to patients and the community in this way?
So many people express their appreciation for the volunteers but, for me, it’s extremely fulfilling and satisfying to be able to help people in the community—no matter who it is. To be able to volunteer is very meaningful.
Would you recommend volunteering at Paoli?
Absolutely! I think this is a great experience. I think that anyone who volunteers at Paoli would get something extremely wonderful out of it.
Have you ever wished there was something you could do to help others? Paoli Hospital is looking for people like you to join our volunteer team of 500 volunteers from age 15 and counting. Our volunteers are students, parents, grandparents, working professionals and retirees from all walks of life who support Paoli Hospital’s mission to uphold the standard of excellence in care, educational information, technology and community outreach. To learn more, or to apply, visit our website or call 484.565.1099.