St. Joseph’s Health is fortunate to have a dedicated team of volunteers who — along with members of the Auxiliary of St. Joseph’s Health Hospital — number more than 500 men, women and teens.

St. Joseph’s Health welcomes volunteers who meet the following requirements that are intended to protect the health, well-being and confidentiality of our patients.

  • Requirements
  • At least 14 years of age
  • Pass a Background Check
  • Able to pass employee health screening
  • Read and agree to a Confidentiality Code
  • Adhere to dress code

If interested or have any question please call 315-448-5186 or email volunteer1@sjhsyr.org


There are many positions available in the hospital and at satellites locations, including North Medical Center, Home Care, Dialysis, Sleep Lab, Northeast Medical Center and Out-Patient Physical Therapy.


Adults are placed in different areas of our health system based on skills, interests and availability. If interested, please call the Volunteer office at 315-448-5186 to set up an appointment.

Our 2020 Teen Program is full

Volunteers are needed who can put their creative talents to use. Call the Volunteer Office at 315-448-5186 or email volunteer1@sjhsyr.org if you would like instructions for making any of the items listed below.​

  • Baby hats
  • Booties
  • Lap robes
    • All colors
    • Yellow for at Risk to Fall patients
    • Red, White and Blue for patients that are Veterans
  • Hats and scarves
  • Prayer Squares
  • Eye Glass Cases