How to Become an Adult Volunteer

Volunteers apply their individual expertise and passion for giving back in many ways. Our numerous programs include working with patients, visitors, and staff. Our team will match your skill sets to an appropriate opening throughout our medical center.

Adult Volunteer Service Requirements

  • Age: Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age
  • Interview: Call 973.322.5592 to set up an interview
  • Completed Application (received after successful interview)
    • References
    • Background Check
    • Health Attestation Form: To be completed by physician
    • Tuberculosis Skin Test: Two two-step tests for the first year; one two-step test annually thereafter. (offered at SBMC at no charge for current volunteers)
    • Influenza vaccine (offered at SBMC at no charge for current volunteers)

  • Attendance at Orientation Program: This includes important safety and regulatory information necessary for all volunteers
  • Time Commitment: Volunteers are expected to serve a minimum of three hours per week and overall for one year or more
  • Dress Code: Volunteer jacket purchased by volunteer and ID name badge provided by the Medical Center, along with business casual attire (no jeans or shorts)

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