Volunteer | Sturdy Memorial Hospital | Attleboro, MA


volunteer helping patientWith gifts of time and talent our volunteers play an important role in our success. Volunteers give more than 50,000 hours each year, in many different departments and roles. We invite you to support our mission by becoming a volunteer.

Scholarship Opportunity

The Helen and Blanche Stark Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the Sturdy Memorial Foundation, Inc. is available to high school students or graduates who are residents of Foxboro and are accepted or enrolled in an accredited nursing program.
The deadline to submit an application is April 1, 2021.

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Volunteering Opportunities

Opportunities exist for men, women and teens in many departments at Sturdy Memorial, and at the Sturdy Memorial Associates physician practices. Various positions exist with and without patient contact. Opportunities are available on nursing units. Clerical and customer service positions are also available in many departments.

Qualifications & Requirements

Applicants must be at least 13 years of age, in good health, able to communicate well in English (knowledge of a second language is a plus) and willing to purchase and wear a volunteer uniform. To be considered for volunteer service you will be required to:

  • Complete an application
  • Have a personal interview with either the Director of Volunteer and Student services or the Coordinator of Volunteer and Student Services
  • Sign a statement of confidentiality
  • Agree to have a Criminal Background Check (CORI Check) done if 18 years of age or older
  • Attend a hospital orientation
  • Be tested annually for Tuberculosis unless you have tested positive in the past
  • Furnish proof of MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) immunization, Varicella (Chicken Pox) and Tdap - tetanus

Additional Requirements

In addition to the above requirements, student volunteers (ages 13 to 17) are required to provide a copy of their state or federal government issued document (that lists date of birth), such as state ID, driver's license, birth certificate or passport. Volunteers must also furnish at least one letter of recommendation from a member of the clergy, employer, or a faculty member from their school. Parents or guardians are required to sign a slip giving their child permission to volunteer.


  • Develop and learn new skills and interests
  • Make new friends while serving your community
  • Take pleasure in the knowledge that you are helping others
  • Free parking
  • $6.00 meal allowance
  • $2.50 break allowance
  • Gain references for future employment
  • Explore a variety of health related careers

Opportunities May Include:

  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Case Management
  • Craft Cart
  • Credit & Collection
  • Day Surgery
  • Dietary
  • Special Projects
  • Storeroom
  • Nursing Unit Aides
  • Security
  • Environmental Services
  • Human Resources
  • Imaging/Transport
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Volunteer Patient Care Liaisons
    • in the Emergency Care Center or Inpatient Units
  • Information Desk
  • Laundry
  • Nutrition & Food Services
  • Respiratory Care
  • Patient Registration
  • Wound Management Services
  • Off-site Sturdy Memorial Associates practices
  • Volunteer Office & Workroom

Interested in Volunteering?

For more information about the available opportunities, contact the Volunteer & Student Services Office at 508-236-8800.

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A mini health fair that visits area schools. Call 508-236-8020 for more information.

My Medical Profile

This is a method of recording your basic medical history on a handy card that you place in your wallet. This system gives emergency medical personnel, friends or family access to your medical history in an emergency situation. Call 508-236-8800 for more information.

Poison Prevention & Control Kits

These kits contain all kinds of information on common household products and plants that are poisonous and tips on how to make your home "poison proof". Call 508-236-8800 for more information.