Volunteering at Guthrie

Guthrie facilities offer adults and teenagers a variety of volunteer opportunities that augment and broaden services to patients.

Volunteers play a vital role at Guthrie facilities by fulfilling a variety of important functions. Opportunities are available for volunteers who wish to donate a couple of hours of their time each week, ranging from clerical tasks to interacting with patients and their families, as well as for those who have more time to give.

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Helping others – patients, family members, and/or staff
  • Making a contribution to the community
  • Fun
  • Friendship
  • Fulfillment
  • Social events
  • Exercise

Guthrie Hospital Volunteers

The mission of Guthrie Volunteer Services is to engage the community in supporting Guthrie’s mission of helping those we serve to attain optimal, life-long health and well-being by offering the highest quality care and service with compassion.

Our volunteers love to make a difference in our patients’ experiences and for the staff they work with, and Guthrie values these volunteers and the contributions they make every day. Volunteers are an integral part of daily operations and lend their many talents, time and compassion in multiple ways.

Our hospitals offer a wide range of routine and flexible volunteer opportunities to assist patients and staff:

  • Wheelchair transport
  • Greeting and escorting visitors and patients
  • Clerical support
  • Special events
  • Gift Shop retail clerks
  • Admissions volunteers
  • Emergency Department, Surgical Waiting Room and ICU assistance
  • Flower delivery
  • Inter-campus mail delivery
  • Errands throughout hospital
  • Pastoral care and patient visitation

Becoming a Volunteer

  • Guthrie Corning Hospital: You may call 570-887-4242, or visit the Volunteer Services office at Guthrie Corning Hospital. Click here to complete an application. 
  • Guthrie Cortland Medical Center: Click here to download an application. You may also call 607-756-3557, or stop by the Volunteer Services office at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center. For more information about volunteering at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, click here.
  • Guthrie Lourdes: Click here for more information. 
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital/The Guthrie Clinic: Click here to download a volunteer application and other required reading and paperwork. For more information about volunteering at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, click here.
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus: Call 570-268-2271.
  • Guthrie Troy Community Hospital: Click here to download an application. You may also call 570-297-9293, or stop by the Volunteer Services office at Guthrie Troy Community Hospital.