Volunteer Services

If you are looking for a way to keep busy and make a difference at the same time, consider becoming a Canton-Potsdam Hospital Volunteer.

To become a volunteer you must be at least 14 years of age and be able to commit to at least one two-hour shift per week for a minimum of 8 weeks. You must also successfully complete the Volunteer Services application process. The application process includes online volunteer application, interview, criminal investigation check, drug screening, physical exam, immunizations if needed and volunteer orientation. The criminal investigation check, drug screening, physical exam and immunizations are provided at no cost to you.

Volunteers who are 14-15 years of age are considered Teen Volunteers and are required to provide a work permit and have parental authorization. Teen Volunteers will be placed in a non-patient care assignment, 16 years of age and older can be placed in some patient care areas.

Volunteer Application (18 years and older)
Junior Volunteer Application (14-17 years old)
Internship Application (For those who are required to complete an Internship through their college or university)

To view the Volunteer Handbook please click here

Current Volunteers may access VicNet here

Danielle Grant
Volunteer Resource Administrator
Canton-Potsdam Hospital
50 Leroy Street
Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 261-5010
Fax (315) 261-6403


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