Hospital & Emergency Room
Volunteers from all walks of life and each of our surrounding communities choose to give their time and energy to Community Memorial Hospital. They can be found serving in a multitude of ways, including assisting patients, delivering mail, staffing the giftshop, playing board/card games with Sunnyside Health Care Center residents, maintaining facility gardens, playing the lobby piano, greeting visitors at the front desk, and support various hospital departments as needed. On the third Tuesday of each month, volunteers make milkshakes for SHCC’s “Shake of the Month.” Also, local National Honor Society students volunteer their time to make cards for SHCC residents in celebration of each holiday.
These are some of the reasons our active volunteers give their time to CMH. Men and women, ages 14 to 90 plus, contribute positively to life at the hospital, CMH Raiter Family Clinic, and Sunnyside Heath Care Center. You, too, can choose from a multitude of jobs that suit your interests and provide a change of pace from your daily routine. Think about joining our team of active and enthusiastic volunteers. To apply, please download the CMH Application to Volunteer and follow the instructions.
The CMH Auxiliary Board manages the Gift Shop, holds fundraisers and provide services at the hospital, including caring for a bird aviary at Sunnyside Health Care Center, awarding annual scholarships and funding other needs of the hospital. Since 2004, the Auxiliary has given nearly $39,000 to CMH. Fundraisers have included Collective Goods, the “No-Bake” Sale, Lights of Love, used book sale, an annual garage sale, and Vendor and Craft Fair.
As a way of saying “thank you” to volunteers, the Auxiliary provides a complimentary meal to all volunteers upon request whenever they are serving, free coffee or tea at the Volunteer Check-in Station, an annual appreciation lunch, and opportunities to attend the Minnesota State Hospital Volunteer Organization’s annual conference and the MAHB District B meetings.
Apply now for a Community Memorial Hospital Career Scholarship offered by the CMH Auxiliary by downloading the CMH Scholarship Application. Applications must be submitted by May 31.