Hospital Patient with Caretaker. Volunteer at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.

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Volunteers from all walks of life brighten our patients' days. We love our committed, dedicated volunteers.

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 eight weeks. You must also successfully complete the Volunteer Services application process. The application process includes an 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. Individuals who are 16 years of age and older can be placed in some patient care areas.

Volunteer Opportunities


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

Volunteer Services
Gouverneur Hospital
77 West Barney Street
Gouverneur, NY 13642
(315) 535-9311

 

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To most patients and their families, it means adherence to the most rigorous, medically and scientifically verified standards available. We measure our processes against these standards, and we are dedicated to continuous improvement.

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CPH's Partnering in Your Care Luncheon Series Continues November 12, 2018.
CPH's Partnering in Your Care Luncheon Series Continues November 12, 2018.
November 12, 2018
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50 Leroy Street, Potsdam, New York 13676
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