Volunteer Services

Tift Regional Health System Volunteer Services

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Tift Regional Health System. Our volunteers are an essential part of our hospital care team and help us provide quality service to our patients and guests. We hope that you’ll consider joining our volunteer team.

Volunteer Opportunities

While some duties may vary by department, our key areas of service are:

  • Hospital Gift Shop
  • Information & Patient Registration Desks
  • Patient Deliveries/Cheer Cart
  • Pet Therapy Program
  • Patient Advisory Council

Adult Volunteer Program

Our adult volunteers help our hospital to render many services to our patients and guests at Tift Regional Health System. In order to help provide the best and most consistent services, we ask that our adult volunteers abide by some helpful rules and standards.

Volunteers for our Adult Volunteer Program are asked to:

  • Be able to work one 4 hour shift per week for a period of six months, or longer.
  • Attend our Volunteer Orientation

Submit your online Adult Volunteer application by clicking here.

Teen Volunteer Program

Through our Teen Volunteer Program, Tift Regional Health Systems offers young people in our community an opportunity to serve others. It also provides those interested in the medical profession an exposure to a hospital setting and an opportunity to develop professional skills in a work environment.

Tift Regional Health Systems accepts applications from any youth in our area who are:

  • Are 14 years of age or older
  • Are able to commit to one 2.5 to 4 hour shift per week
  • Are in good academic standing, with a Grade Point Average of 2.5 or higher

Submit your online Teen Volunteer application by clicking here.

Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC)

Patients and their family are at the center of the health care delivery system at Tift Regional Health System. Our Patient Advisors serve as a voice for patients and their families who receive care at our facilities. These advisors work side by side with clinicians and administrators.

Members of our Patient and Family Advisory Council:

  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Provide insight into the patient perspective of care and services
  • Provide valuable feedback on various facility related needs

Submit your PFAC Application by clicking here

Pet Therapy Program

We’re excited to provide an Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) Program to patients and their families for therapeutic purposes. Our AAT Program brings joy to our patients, reducing anxiety and increasing effectiveness of treatments.

All of our canine volunteers and their handlers must be registered or certified by TRHS recognized organizations. To learn how you and your therapy registered dog can become part of our Pet Therapy Program, please contact Volunteer Services at 229.353.7590.

All volunteers are required to pass a criminal background check and drug test prior to service on our campuses. Please note that we do not accept applications for court-ordered community service hours. For more information about our volunteer program or to become a volunteer, please contact Volunteer Services at 229.363.7590.