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  • Volunteer Services Department

  • Phone: 973-579-8370
  • Email Us

Become a Volunteer

More than 300 individuals volunteer at Newton Medical Center annually. The mission of the Volunteer Services Department is to:

  • Provide an in-service volunteer staff whose services augment those of the hospital personnel and benefit patients, families and visitors
  • Ensure the highest quality of supplemental help by carefully screening and training each applicant for a special assignment
  • Provide a learning experience for volunteers to justify their time and energy
  • Identify and respond to our community's changing needs by placement of volunteers into community outreach programs


  • Volunteers must be age 18 or over.
  • Volunteers are asked to complete a minimum of four hours in one time slot per week for a period of six months to one year.
  • Most new openings are weekdays 7:30am to 5:00pm.

Areas of Service

  • Surgical Waiting Room – receptionist to assist patients and visitors
  • Bee Hive Thrift Shop – owned and managed by the Auxiliary, the shop is operated by volunteers out of its building at 123 Spring Street in Newton, NJ.

Other Volunteer Assignments

  • Patient and Visitor Areas – Charles L. Tice Heart Center, courtesy vehicle, emergency room, information desk, occupational therapy, patient mail, physical therapy, patient representative, pacemaker clinic, pastoral care
  • Non-Patient Areas – business office, central supply, community benefits, health information, human resources, interoffice mail distribution, pharmacy, storeroom

How to Begin

  1. Complete the online Volunteer Application & Agreement, or contact the Volunteer Services Department at 973-579-8370 and ask for an application.
  2. Complete and return the application and agreement.
  3. Applicant will participate in an interview with the manager of the volunteer department.
  4. Attend a four-hour orientation and training session.
  5. Complete a tuberculosis test (provided by the hospital free of charge).
  • Volunteer Services Department

  • Phone: 973-579-8370
  • Email Us

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