Volunteers are special people who donate their time and effort to the patients, residents, families and staff of Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. For more than 50 years the hospital has benefited from the generosity of volunteers. We are a member of the Virginia Association of Hospital Auxiliaries and Volunteers.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Admission balloons
  • Ambulatory/outpatient surgery
  • Clerical support
  • CARE cart
  • Customer service  
  • Fundraisers and special events
  • Gift shop   
  • Hospice 
  • ICU/Surgical family room
  • Information desk
  • Mail and newspapers   
  • Nursing homes (Sentara Woodview and Sentara MeadowView Terrace) 
  • Patient access and escort
  • Patient and Family Advisory Council
  • Pet therapy 
  • TLC workshops (crafts and sewing) 

In addition to the feelings of accomplishment and joy that come from helping others, volunteers at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital receive:

  • A meal voucher during shift of duty
  • Free flu shots annually
  • TB test prior to start date
  • Annual recognition events


Want to join our team? Members must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Complete a membership application which includes a criminal background check and interview
  • Participate in our two day orientation program
  • Complete on-the-job training

Junior Volunteer Program

Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital's Junior Volunteer program is an opportunity for motivated and energetic high school students between the ages of 14 and 18 to experience work in a healthcare facility. Individuals wishing to apply must be able to provide their own transportation and be willing to volunteer at least one four-hour shift per week. Download an application form.

Contact Information

If you are interested in learning more about volunteering with Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital call 434-517-3422434-517-3422.