Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services at Saint Mary's

As a Saint Mary's volunteer, you will enjoy the opportunities and personal satisfaction of serving as an important member of our team. Volunteers provide a valuable service to our community and we are proud of our volunteer program's history. Our volunteers serve our patient's and staff in a range of ways, including:

  • Patient Deliveries
  • Patient Discharge and Family Support
  • Information Desks
  • Patient Rounding
  • Spiritual Care
  • Hospice Companionship
  • And More


If you are interested in taking an active role in helping people, have a passion for health care, and you are over the age of 18, we encourage you to apply to become a Saint Mary's volunteer.

After reading BECOMING A VOLUNTEER and you feel you meet the qualifications, please complete and send the following VOLUNTEER APPLICATION to the Volunteer Department at aguthrel@primehealthcare.com.

Please Note: Submission of a volunteer application does not guarantee your approval as a Saint Mary's Volunteer. Volunteer opportunities may vary based on the needs of our organization. Approved volunteers will be required to attend a full day general/volunteer orientation.


For individuals who want to help families of patients who are facing the end of their lives, Saint Mary's Hospice of Northern Nevada welcomes volunteers. Hospice volunteers are required to complete a specialized training program and, after training, typically give four hours of their time each week. Volunteer opportunities within the Hospice Volunteer Program include:

  • Providing companionship for Hospice patients and families
  • Doing simple tasks for Hospice patients and families
  • Providing bereavement support
  • Assisting in the Hospice office

Please be aware that prior to serving as a hospice volunteer you will be required to complete an extensive orientation and training program. For more information please contact Janine Robinson at 775-770-3602.