Volunteer at DMC


Interested in volunteering at Delray?
Call (561) 495-3243.

Delray volunteers share their time, experience and talent by helping others. Volunteering gives people a sense of accomplishment, and our staff has come to depend on volunteers as an integral part of our healthcare system.

Anyone over age 18 who can commit at least one day a week to a four-hour shift is eligible to become a volunteer. Young people ages 14 through 17 are eligible to become teen volunteers.

Benefits of volunteering

Giving back to your community can provide a depth and satisfaction that you may not know is missing from your life.

Delray Medical Center volunteers receive the following benefits:

  • A complimentary meal ticket that can be used in the cafeteria each day you work a four-hour shift
  • Complimentary flu shots and health screenings on selected dates
  • Access to community lectures
  • Special activities such as the gala April Award Luncheon, which recognizes volunteer accomplishments

Where volunteers serve

Delray Medical Center volunteers are placed in more than 30 different hospital areas, including:

  • Information desk
  • Gift shop
  • Transportation
  • Patient care units
  • Emergency department
  • Family waiting areas
  • Nutrition services
  • Central supply department
  • Health information
  • Pharmacy
Placement is based on your interests, the hospital’s needs, and the times and days there are volunteer openings.

Volunteer training

Delray Medical Center all volunteers. You will be required to attend a general orientation that provides an introduction to the hospital and an explanation of hospital policies. On-the-job training will be provided in each specific hospital assignment. You will also be expected to attend in-service training as required by the hospital, and to comply with a tuberculosis skin test to meet hospital health requirements.

To learn more about the TB test, visit the health library.

Want to become a volunteer?

Complete a volunteer application and return it to the Auxiliary Office. Applications are available at the information desk located in the lobby of the hospital or can be received via mail by calling (561) 495-3243.

If your qualifications meet our needs, you will be contacted to schedule an interview. Volunteers must commit at least one day a week to a four-hour shift and must purchase their own uniforms.

Interested in volunteering at Delray? Call (561) 495-3243.