Durham Regional Hospital offers volunteer opportunities in direct and non-direct patient care areas. Whether you are interested in visiting people, welcoming visitors at the Information Desk or assisting with clerical work, Volunteer Services has a place for you. Volunteer Services will work with you to ensure your assignment matches your skills, interest and time commitment.
Becoming a Volunteer
The first step in becoming a volunteer is filling out an application (PDF, 34 KB).
Mail your application to:
Durham Regional Hospital
3643 North Roxboro Road
Durham, NC 27704
Additionally, you will need to:
- Interview with Volunteer Services
- Complete regulatory paperwork, including a background check, liability waiver, understanding of limitations, and code of conduct
- Provide references
- Receive a TB test from Employee Health
- Attend a day-long orientation
- Complete a safety and compliance packet
We are proud of our dedicated family of volunteers at Durham Regional. We couldn’t provide the quality of services we do without the help of our volunteers. To learn more about our volunteer program, call the department of Volunteer Services at 919-470-4150 or take a look at our brochure (PDF, 273 KB).
Junior Volunteer Program
Each summer the hospital offers volunteer opportunities for teens 15-18 years of age. This provides an excellent opportunity for students to interact with health care professionals and learn in a medical environment. Read more about our Junior Volunteer Program.
Durham Regional Hospital Auxiliary
The hospital Auxiliary helps raise funds to support Durham Regional programs and services. Volunteers are welcome to participate by assisting with fundraising, participating in Auxiliary committees or serving on the governing board. Learn more about Auxiliary Services.