Volunteers make a difference at Athol Hospital

An opportunity to share your talents and be of service


As a Volunteer at Athol Hospital, you can participate in a range of services within the Hospital.

Depending on your availability and interests you can select from over 30 different areas of the hospital, such as:

  • Transport of patients 
  • Mail room
  • Information Desk
  • Gift Shop
  • Office & clerical
  • Patient liaison
  • And MORE...

Potential Volunteers will fill out an application, have their references checked, discuss volunteer options in a personal interview, and then receive a thorough hospital orientation. TB tests and CORI checks are also required.

When You Volunteer You Will:

  • Gain personal satisfaction in supporting and helping others
  • Receive recognition at special events
  • Expand your social opportunities
  • Learn about today's changing and dynamic healthcare environment
  • Meet new people

Our volunteers come from many communities and many different backgrounds.

  • Retirees
  • Full-time employees
  • Students
  • Men and women
  • Homemakers
  • Hospital Staff
  • Other community residents:

Many have found that volunteer service at Athol Hospital is an interesting way to share free time, from 4 hours per month to 4 hours per week or more.

What's Next?

Use the online form at the top of the page to apply as a volunteer at Athol Hospital.

Contact Information:

Diane Coburn
Volunteer Services Coordinator
Phone: (978) 249-1145

Athol Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, sexual orientation, handicap or age in admission, access to treatment, or employment in its programs or activities.