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Making a difference

Volunteering at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is an exciting and rewarding opportunity that matches caring people with services that provide help and comfort to the patients and families who come to the hospital. It is also a chance to offer valuable assistance to PMC employees on a daily basis.

Why volunteer?

People from all walks of life choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons. Many see volunteering as an opportunity to:

  • Help others
  • Meet new friends
  • Gain new skills or utilize existing skills

Volunteer Classifications

  • Adult volunteers are 18 years and older and serve in a variety of department throughout the hospital.
  • Teen volunteers are 14 to 17 years old and are typically placed in specific areas of the hospital.

Placement depends on skills, interests and availability. Once a volunteer is placed, flexibility is appreciated to help PMC best meet patients’ needs.

Volunteer Requirements

Adult and teen volunteers are required to:

  • Adhere to strict confidentiality (HIPAA)
  • Attend the volunteer orientation
  • Clock in and out daily
  • Commit to a weekly schedule
  • Complete a criminal background check
  • Provide proof of current immunizations
  • Submit to a TB (tuberculosis) test and general health assessment
  • Train for specific assignments
  • Wear assigned uniform and ID badge
  • Drug screening

Volunteer opportunities:


In key areas throughout Pikeville Medical Center, volunteers lend a helping hand to patients and visitors by providing hospitality, service and amenities that would not otherwise be available. Some of these areas include:

  • Central Registration
  • Community & Hospital Fundraising
  • Departmental Piano Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Errand Services
  • Hobe’s Grill
  • ICU Waiting Area
  • Information Desks
  • Leonard Lawson Cancer Center
  • Nursing Units
  • Outpatient Surgery
  • Spiritual Care
  • Volunteer Services Department

Volunteer Benefits

PMC places high value in its volunteers and supplies everything needed to perform effectively including:

  • FREE adult uniform
  • FREE meal for every day volunteered over four hours
  • FREE flu shot
  • FREE TB skin test

In addition, an annual banquet is held to recognize volunteers for their service.

Student Observation Opportunities:

PMC offers students the opportunity to observe a variety of areas in the hospital including:

  • Cardiology
  • Clinic Offices
  • Emergency Services
  • Nursing
  • Outpatient Surgery
  • Pikeville Family Practice Clinic
  • Radiology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Services

Volunteer Application

Volunteer opportunities at Pikeville Medical Center are as diverse as the volunteers themselves. There’s a place just for you and your talents. To become a volunteer, fill out one of the online applications at the top of this tab; or call Dana Bishop, Director of Volunteer Services, at 606-218-3521.

Adult Volunteer Application

Pikeville Medical Center offers opportunities to all men, women and young people to serve as volunteers without restriction regarding race, national origin, religion, financial status, disabilities, sex or age.

Last Name:
First Name:
Middle Name:
Previous Name, if any:
Present Address:
City, State, Zip:
Date of Birth:
Home#:
Cell#:
Email Address:
May we contact you via email? Yes No
Shirt Size:
If employed, name of organization:
Work#:
Have you ever been employed by PMC? Yes No
If yes, when:
Emergency Contact:
Home#:
Address:
Relationship:
List two personal references, if possible (other than relatives):
Please include Name, Address and Phone#
Reference #1

Reference #2
Have you ever been convicted of a crime (other than minor traffic violations)? Yes No
If yes, please explain
(Conviction of a crime does not automatically disqualify you from consideration for volunteering; it is hospital policy to compare convictions to the service duties of the opportunities available)
Have you ever been used a name (i.e. nickname) other than the one listed on the volunteer application?
Yes No
If yes, what name?
Have you ever volunteered at another healthcare institution? Yes No
If yes, when and where?
Electronic Signature (indicates you agree to the above):

 

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Junior Volunteer Application

Pikeville Medical Center offers opportunities to all men, women and young people to serve as volunteers without restriction regarding race, national origin, religion, financial status, disabilities, sex or age.

Last Name:
First Name:
Middle Name:
Previous Name, if any:
Present Address:
City, State, Zip:
Date of Birth:
Home#:
Cell#:
Email Address:
May we contact you via email? Yes No
Shirt Size:
Attending High School:
Phone#:
Expected Date of Graduation:
Emergency Contact:
Home#:
Address:
Relationship:
List two personal references, if possible (other than relatives):
Please include Name, Address and Phone#
Reference #1

Reference #2
Have you ever been convicted of a crime (other than minor traffic violations)? Yes No
If yes, please explain
(Conviction of a crime does not automatically disqualify you from consideration for volunteering; it is hospital policy to compare convictions to the service duties of the opportunities available)
Have you ever been used a name (i.e. nickname) other than the one listed on the volunteer application?
Yes No
If yes, what name?
Have you ever volunteered at another healthcare institution? Yes No
If yes, when and where?
Volunteer Electronic Signature (indicates you agree to the above):
Electronic Signature of Legal Parent or Guardian:

 

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