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Bedford VA Medical CenterBedford VA Medical Center
Our Mission Honor America’s veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. Our Vision To be a patient-centered integrated health care organization for veterans providing excellent health care, research,... Read more
Honor America’s veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
To be a patient-centered integrated health care organization for veterans providing excellent health care, research, and education;
an organization where people choose to work;
an active community partner;
and a back-up for National emergencies
Joseph Dooley, Chief, Voluntary Service Linda Mitchell, Voluntary Service Specialist Phone: (781) 687-2352 Deborah Murchie, Voluntary Service Specialist Phone: (781) 687-2422 Sarah Kelly TCFI, Voluntary Service Phone: (781)687-3076
There are a wide variety of Volunteer Opportunities available at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital. Positions are available to suit your individual interests. Assignments are available during the day, evenings and weekends. A few examples of volunteer assignments are:
Information Booth Volunteer
Clerical Assistants in various office settings
Volunteer Drivers (in Government Vehicles) transporting veterans to and from the facility
Adopt-a-Veteran (one on one with a hospitalized veteran)
Unit Volunteer on various in-patient wards
Adopt-a-Ward Program (sponsor of recreation activities on various in-patient units)
Large Group Recreation Assistant
Coffee Program Volunteer
Mini Train Volunteer
For more information please call Volunteer Service at 781-687-3076 to make an appointment for an interview.
Cash donations are used for the comfort and welfare of our veteran patients, including --
personal care products
Non-cash contributions are used to make our patients' stay more enjoyable. Items which are accepted include --
magazines (current, no older than 3 months)
coffee program supplies
new or gently used clothing
telephone & gas cards
To make a cash or non-cash contribution, please contact the Bedford VAMC Voluntary Service.