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Volunteering at Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

Volunteers are a significant part of the healthcare team. More than 1,200 volunteers help in various roles at the hospital’s main and adjunct campuses, in physician practice offices, and throughout the community.

We appreciate your interest in helping others and will try to find an assignment that meets your needs and supports the staff and patients of Abington Jefferson Health. There are many opportunities for you to serve during the day and select opportunities in the evenings and on weekends. We generally ask for a minimum commitment of one four-hour shift per week.

Patient-Related Assignments

  • Ambulatory Clinics
  • Breast Cancer Support
  • Cancer Care
  • Emergency Trauma Center
  • Surgical Family Lounge
  • Information Desks
  • Pastoral Care
  • Psychiatry
  • Rehabilitative Medicine

Non-Patient-Related Assignments

  • Business and Finance Offices
  • Clerical Support - All Departments
  • Community Health Services
  • Office of Philanthropy
  • Nutrition
  • Medical Records
  • Patient Mail Delivery
  • Sewing Groups
  • Knitting for Breast Cancer Patients

College Student, Patient-Related Assignment

  • H.E.L.P. (Hospital Elder Life Program – must be at least 18 years old and out of high school). For more information on this program, please call 215-481-2490.

High School Student Assignments

  • Nutrition Department
  • Patient Transport

“Shadowing” Experiences

Abington - Jefferson Health does not offer shadowing experiences; however, in limited cases, clinicians are permitted to request individual students. Clinicians interested in supervising a select student should contact the volunteer office for details on the requirements and procedures.

Volunteer with Us


Download an Application

Please mail your application to:

1200 Old York Rd.
Abington, PA 19001
Attn: Volunteer Resources

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