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Volunteer

  • Do you like to be with people, give back to the community or be challenged? Do you want to foster a sense of belonging, fulfill a need or develop new skills? Whatever the reason, opportunities abound for all volunteers at Buffalo Hospital.

    Buffalo Hospital needs individuals to work with staff and enhance the experience patients and their families have during a hospital stay. Volunteers should enjoy working with people, be concerned for others, understand the stress of illness and injury on patients and family members, or have a special talent or skill to share. Adults and teenagers are invited to volunteer at Buffalo Hospital and should be available at least four hours a month.

    Volunteer opportunities

    You can choose an activity that will allow you to determine the amount of patient contact, physical activity and time you give. The following are examples of the opportunities available for our volunteers.

    • *Gift Shop (opening/closing shop, money management, cashiering, stocking, assisting with display arrangements, labeling gifts - must enjoy talking with people)
    • Office support
    • Patient meal delivery
    • Community and special events
    • Gardening
    • Inpatient hospitality
    • Rehab receptionist
    • Weekend Information Desk greeter
    • Environmental Services
    • Surgery Center receptionist, hospitality
    • Emergency Department

    * Strong need

    Volunteers receive

    • a free meal pass for the day you volunteer
    • discount tickets for community activities
    • recognition through appreciation events
    • most of all, self-satisfaction

    Get involved

    Buffalo Hospital offers you many opportunities to get involved and make a difference in your life, the lives of others and the community. To get started, contact Volunteer services by at 763-684-6800763-684-6800 or send an email.


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