Why volunteer at Legacy?

Healthcare Impact Icon Volunteering is an impactful and rewarding way to contribute to our community while gaining valuable experience in healthcare.


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As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to support patients, families and staff and make a positive difference in their lives.


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Other perks for volunteering vary by location and may include meal allowances, group discounts, vaccines, and more.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Join our volunteer team at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. We offer a wide range of volunteer opportunities. Our goal is to serve patients and families and provide a worthwhile experience to the volunteers that commit their time. Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Gift Shop
  • Garden
  • Pet Therapy
  • Patient Support
  • Clerical Support
  • Patient Escort
  • Greeter
  • Special projects
  • Spiritual Care
  • Cancer Support
  • Pillow/Quilt Sewing
  • And many more

Apply to Volunteer at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

Frequently Asked Questions 

What age can I start volunteering?
The age requirement to volunteer at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center is 16 years old.

What is my commitment to the program?
We are flexible. We understand life gets busy.  Usually, we ask that you commit to a four hour shift each week for one year.

Is a scholarship available?
Yes, at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center we have a scholarship program. You must meet the requirements to apply.

How do I become a volunteer?
Please see the steps listed below on how to become a volunteer.

If you have any questions about our volunteer program, please reach out to our volunteer office at 503-413-7012

Step 1

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Complete an application

After we receive your application, you will be contacted via email to schedule an orientation.

Apply to Volunteer

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Attend in-person orientation
Attend an interview

Note: Order may vary by location

Step 3

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Complete compliance paper
Complete background check

Step 4

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Health screening (with TB test)

  • Required Vaccines:
    - MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
    - Chickenpox (varicella)
    - T-Dap (tetanus)
    - COVID-19*
    - Flu (influenza)*
    * Declination accepted

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