OLBH offers a wonderful opportunity for community members to volunteer in assisting the hospital in fulfilling its ministry of healing. Hospital volunteers are an important part of the day-to-day activities and complement the services provided by the hospital's employees. Volunteering at OLBH provides a unique experience filled with fellowship, camaraderie and the satisfaction of providing good help to those in need. By volunteering at OLBH, you will not only be working to help your community but will be joining the hospital family and making OLBH connections with patients and staff.

Thousands of hours are contributed each year by volunteers to assist patients and families at the hospital's information desk, in the OLBH Gift Shop and in various other hospital departments such as the surgical waiting area. Summer positions also are offered annually for junior volunteers.


Anyone 13 years or older can be a volunteer at OLBH. Applicants must complete an application, attend orientation and receive a TB skin test.

There are many different types of opportunities at OLBH. The following are a few types of volunteer positions at OLBH:

    Information Desk
    Gift Shop
    Newspaper Courier
    Surgery Waiting Area
    Clerical Areas
    Materials Management
    Passing Ice Cups to Patients
    Making Beds
    Fundraising Committee

For more information on volunteer opportunities, call 606-833-3653 or e-mail careline@bshsi.org.