ER Healthcare Volunteer

This New Volunteer Program Allows You Hands-on Experience in the Emergency Department.

Working with doctors, nurses and physician assistants, you will gain experience with direct patient care in a busy Emergency Room setting.

Training will be provided in:

  • Infection Control
  • HIPAA/Privacy Laws
  • Safety
  • Patient Lifting/Transfer Techniques
  • Professionalism in a medical environment

Requirement for Participation

  • Must be 16 years or older (Anyone under 18 must have parental consent)
  • All applicants will go through an interview process for selection
  • Applicants 18 years and older will undergo a background check
  • Must pass a physical exam and health screening provided by HHMH
  • Commit to 80 volunteer hours per year. (These hours are self-scheduled; volunteer when your schedule permits.)

Become an ER Volunteer

To learn if ER volunteering at HHMH is right for you, contact the ER Director, Shanell Kerkes, at 831-636-2678.
To apply, fill out an online application or download the PDF and mail the completed form to:

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital
Attn: Shanell Kerkes, Emergency Department Director
911 Sunset Drive
Hollister, CA 95023


Shanell Kerkes, RN
Emergency Department Director
(831) 636-2678

Thank you for your interest in volunteering!

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