We are temporarily not currently accepting volunteer applications due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please check back at a later time. Thank you for your support of Parkview patients, staff and providers.

If you are a caring individual with time for others, a volunteer position at Parkview Huntington Hospital may be right for you. Submit a volunteer application, and we will work hard to find a volunteer assignment that's a perfect fit for you!

To be considered for a volunteer position, you must:

  • Submit an application
  • Provide proof of age (18 years or older)
  • Provide one personal reference
  • Complete an interview
  • Be screened for TB (tuberculosis testing and reading required)
  • Attend orientation

Volunteer Benefits

Our volunteers enjoy many benefits: 

  • The satisfaction that comes from serving others
  • The opportunity to meet new friends
  • A 10 percent discount in the gift shop
  • Fitness center discount
  • Pharmacy discount
  • Free annual flu shot
  • Annual recognition luncheon
  • Free meal each day you volunteer

Also, volunteers can become members of the Guild, a dedicated group of volunteers and friends of the hospital that raises money through gift shop sales.  Funds raised are used for various projects within the hospital, as well as college scholarships.

Volunteer Opportunities

Emergency Room/Triage Information Desk:

  • Greet patients/visitors
  • Assist families/patients
  • Communicate with staff
  • Maintain coffee
  • Perform clerical work as needed

Gift Shop:

  • Assist prospective buyers of merchandise
  • Operate cash register and credit/debit card reader
  • Maintain displays

Homebound Meals program:

  • Deliver meals to people within the Huntington city limits

Main Information Desk:  

  • Greet visitors with a smile
  • Assist visitors, as needed 
  • Check outpatient registration log and escort patients to the correct area
  • Deliver flowers and mail to patients
  • Run errands
  • Perform clerical tasks
  • Maintain appearance of front lobby
  • Distribute magazines

Medical Office Building Information Desk: 

  • Greet visitors with a smile
  • Assist visitors and escort them to destinations when necessary
  • Assist doctors’ offices with discharged patients using wheelchairs
  • Distribute magazines
  • Perform clerical duties
  • Collect and shred paper


  • Visit with patients
  • Offer prayer
  • Be available to come in for emergencies
  • Support the staff

Patient Registration:

  • Escorting the patients to the Diagnostics area
  • Assist registrars as needed
  • Assist in covering main information desk as needed

For more information, contact Melanie Hull, volunteer coordinator, at (260) 355-3319 or melanie.hull@parkview.com?.