Volunteers

Volunteers play a major role at Wood County Hospital. Annually, more than 500 generous volunteers collectively donate nearly 30,000 hours for the benefit of the Wood County Hospital community. Our volunteers can be seen escorting patients, making deliveries, serving as liasions between our staff and the families of surgical patients, staffing the gift shop and greeting visitors at our Welcome Center.

We have numerous volunteer opportunities to suit a variety of skills and interests. You can truly can make a difference – in the lives of patients and in the overall health of our community.

Volunteer Requirements

We’re so happy you’re interested in volunteering for Wood County hospital. Our requirements include:

  • General interest in the hospital and its needs
  • 18 years of age or over
  • Observe strict confidentiality
  • Commit to a regular schedule
  • Dependable, friendly and outgoing
  • Must be willing to commit to 50 hours of volunteerism within a semester


Schedules are flexible and can accommodate a variety of schedules. If you are interested, click here to print off an application or contact Laurie Newlove, Director of Volunteers at (419) 354-8942 or via e-mail newlovel@woodcountyhospital.org.