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

Volunteers at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center provide a positive impact by supporting our staff with non-medical tasks while expanding their own knowledge of the hospital setting. Our volunteers provide high-quality experience to our members and communities we serve. They give their time, talent, and personalities within our hospital, clinics, and communities to make a meaningful impact for visitors and staff every day. Our volunteers serve in a number of areas:
  • Main Admitting
  • Gift Shop
  • Imaging
  • Mail courier
  • Medical and Surgical spec units
  • Short Stay
  • Pet Therapy
  • Sewing group
  • Emergency department
  • Family birth
  • Rehab
  • Office
  • ICU
  • Spiritual care

Apply to volunteer at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center 

Frequently Asked Questions 

What age can I start volunteering at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center?
The volunteer age requirement at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center is 16 years old.

What is my commitment to the program?
We ask volunteers at  Mound Hood to volunteer once per week for four hours and commit to 100 service hours. 

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

Are there annual requirements for volunteers?
Yes, all active volunteers are required to complete annual education review as part of our regulatory requirements.

If you have any questions about our volunteer program, please reach out to our volunteer office at 503-674-1547

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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