The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Portsmouth Regional Hospital has an exceptional group of volunteers from our community who are actively involved in supporting the hospital services provided to patients and families. Our volunteer program provides an opportunity to serve, grow, learn, make new friends, and exchange ideas. Volunteers share their unique talents and skills in many areas of the hospital.
Help patients and families navigate the hospital campus
Assist staff with a variety of non-clinical tasks in patient care areas
Provide loved ones with comfort in family waiting areas
Provide supportive spiritual care to patients and families
Cheer patients with pet therapy visits and music
Bring books, magazines and a friendly visit to patients
Serve as clerical support in non-patient departments