Here are some of the many volunteer opportunities available at Chester County Hospital and its local facilities. If interested, please complete and submit our Volunteer Application

Clinical Support (patient contact)

  • Cuddler Program Volunteer: The Cuddler program for the neonatal ICU and pediatrics is at capacity at this time. New names may be added to the waiting list possibly in December 2019.
  • Red Coat Ambassador: Be part of the main lobby welcoming team for patients and visitors as they arrive to the hospital, escort guests to and from their destinations, partner with the valets and information desk staff to provide excellent customer service. An active position perfect for an outgoing personality. (Monday 12 Noon - 4 PM; long-term sub Monday evening)
  • Pet Therapy Volunteer Team: Volunteer and therapy dog visit patients providing time of conversation, comfort and diversion. Pets must have Therapeutic Dogs International (TDI) certification or Comfort Caring Canines and up to date vaccines and health checks. (Tuesday 2 PM – 3 PM, Thursday 7 PM – 8 PM or Saturday 10 AM – 11 AM)
  • Ambulatory Care Center (ACC): support the nursing staff by assisting with patient arrival and discharge, delivering equipment and specimens and preparing the unit for patients. (Tuesday 12 Noon-3 PM, Thursday 12 Noon - 3 PM)
  • Emergency Department: assist the physicians, nurses and technicians with patient transportation, stocking supplies and helping with room preparation; a multi-tasking opportunity. (waiting list)
  • Errands/Transportation Volunteer: a chance to interact with patients and staff in many hospital departments while assisting with patient discharge, delivering flowers and greeting cards, distributing hospital supplies and become part of a supportive and active volunteer group. (waiting list)
  • Volunteer Chaplain: Share your gifts of calm, compassionate presence and attentive listening to minister to the spiritual and emotional needs of patients, families and staff; offer patient led spiritual care using an interfaith or non-denominational approach. Volunteer chaplains are supported and mentored by the hospital chaplain. 1 unit of CPE or equivalent training is required. (Flexible 2-6 hour shifts)

Clerical Support (limited or no patient contact)

  • Family Lounge Liaison: act as the 'communication hub' between the physicians, operating room staff and waiting families, customer service skills and easy conversation style are qualities need for this position. (Monday 4pm - 6pm, Wednesday 4pm - 6pm)
  • Pre-Admission Testing (PAT) Clerical Volunteer: embrace your clerical skills and organizational talent in the PAT department helping with filing, categorizing reports and mailings and other office duties. (Monday, Thursday or Friday afternoon)
  • Pathology Laboratory: a behind the scenes opportunity supporting the laboratory team by organizing and filing pathology slides, requires someone who detailed oriented and focused on accuracy. (Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon)


  • Visit patient and staff areas with the goody cart with the Cheermobile team. The cart offers food, gifts and reading material for sale. (Substitute weekday afternoons)

Encore Consignment Shop

  • Assisting customers, labeling and displaying consigned items in the shop located in the Kennett Square area (Rt. 52 & Rt.1). (Open September – June)

Zoom Volunteer Driver

  • Be part of the solution! Zoom, part of Family Services of Chester County connects volunteer drivers with CCH patients who need a safe and reliable ride to and from critical healthcare and social service appointments. Volunteers provide friendly, reliable transportation and contribute to fewer missed life essential appointments. (Flexible to suit your schedule)

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