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 Silverton Medical Center. Our volunteers serve in several areas, including:

  • Espresso
  • Gift shops in Silverton and Woodburn
  • Family Visitor lounge
  • Information desk
  • MSO
  • Facilities and patient care areas

Apply to volunteer at Legacy Silverton Medical Center

Frequently Asked Questions 

What age can I start volunteering?
The age requirement to volunteer at Silverton is 16 years old. 

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

How are volunteers placed?
Volunteers will be placed based on skills and available positions. Once a volunteer assignment has been determined, you will receive a packet of information which includes required training and medical forms.

If you have any questions about our volunteer program, please reach out to our volunteer office at 503-873-1786

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

Step 2

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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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