Volunteering

 
Since 1954, the Fauquier Hospital Auxiliary has played an integral role in the operation of the hospital and has made a valuable contribution to the health of the community though countless volunteer hours of service.

Over 50 years later, our volunteers continue this tradition through fundraisers, scholarships and many hours of service. Volunteering at Fauquier Health lets you lend a helping hand throughout the facility, enabling the staff to provide the best care possible to the sick and injured, while respecting the dignity, individuality and cultural diversity of the patients, staff, families and community which they serve.

Reasons to Become a Volunteer

  • Meet new people
  • Make new friends
  • Feel the satisfaction of becoming a valued member of our hospital team and making a contribution to the health of our community

For our volunteers

  • Free annual flu shots

  • Discounts on some hospital health services

  • Eligibility for employee offered programs such as Weight Watchers

  • A meal in the employee cafeteria during each shift

 

 Volunteer Adelaide Summit

 


The Auxiliary currently has over 300 active members serving in a diverse setting both within and outside the hospital through gifts of their time and financial support. In 2009, Fauquier Hospital Auxiliary volunteers contributed 36,986 hours of service to the facility.

For more information about the Auxiliary, please call 540-316-2910 or e-mail .

Volunteering at Fauquier Health: Job Descriptions

There are dozens of volunteer positions available throughout the various health system locations. Whether you like lots of interaction, prefer to work alone or have special talents to share, there is a place for you. During your volunteer interview, the volunteer director will ask you about your interests and will help you find your best fit.

Below are just a few examples of the types of placements available to you:

Community Care Coordinator
Support to Transition to Home program, generating medical record packets,etc.

Patient Advocate &Concierge Services
Visit patients and provide comfort-level assistance as needed, providing
companionship,reading,blankets and reading materials





Outpatient, Surgical Services and Interventional Radiology

Help staff with patient discharges, running errands, assistance in
the recovery area and help set up rooms for new patients.


Fauquier Health Rehabilitation & Nursing Center Life Story Journalist
Meeting with residents at FHRNC to write journals of their life stories

Fauquier Health Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
Meet with new patients and ask a series of prepared questions to determine if the patient has all of the information he or she needs and find out if there are any issues that need to be solved. You will provide non-medical information and promptly refer all concerns or medical questions to the appropriate staff.

The Villa At Suffield Meadows Book Club Facilitator
Read a chapter a week and discuss it.

The Villa At Suffield Meadows Poker Night Facilitator
Seeking  gentleman to lead poker night.


HEAR THE STORY OF OUR GIFT SHOP  VOLUNTEERS



Healthcare Scholarships
The Fauquier Health Auxiliary provides scholarships to area students interested in pursuing careers in healthcare.

To be considered for this scholarship, the online application and all documentation must be received by March 27, 2015.

In addition to the online application, you are required to submit the following documents:

All Applicants - Letter of recommendation from your academic adviser and a transcript of your grades.

High School Seniors - Also submit a copy of  your College Board scores, a college acceptance letter and a signed parental consent for release of transcripts.

College or University Students
- Also submit proof of enrollment.

Return all supporting documents to the Director of Volunteer Services, 500 Hospital Drive, Warrenton, VA 20186. Or email scanned documents to Hospaux@fauquierhealth.org.

For emailed documents, it is recommended that you call to confirm receipt if you do not receive email confirmation.

Call 540-316-2910 or email auxiliary@fauquierhealth.org  for more information.

Incomplete applications will be discarded after the deadline date.
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