Volunteer at the UVM Medical Center

Welcome to the UVM Medical Center and thanks for your interest in joining our Volunteer Services Department.

We encourage the teamwork of employees and volunteers in order to offer our patients the best service possible. Volunteers contribute unique talents and skills infused with direct knowledge of our community. The personal touch that volunteers provide to our patients, families, visitors and staff is an essential part of the caregiving process.

Over 750 strong, volunteers contribute over 92,000 hours of service annually to our medical center and the community we serve.

View our current volunteer opportunitiesApply to be a volunteer at the UVM Medical Center.

Why Volunteer?

  • Lend a helping hand with warmth and compassion.
  • Give the gift of self.
  • Fulfill educational and personal pursuits.
  • Investigate career possibilities.
  • Make new friends.
  • Brighten someone's day.
  • Contribute to the wellbeing of the community

Giving Back as a Volunteer

StoryCorps Della-Sloma  

Listen to the podcast of Julie Cohen Sloma, communications strategist (R), who speaks with Anna Deller about why she volunteers for the UVM Medical Center and her long history of volunteering for other Burlington-area organizations.



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Volunteers for Lobby Music

The UVM Medical Center invites volunteers, employees and community member to share their musical talents at two different venues. Enjoy a forum for your musical expression while creating an inviting environment for our community. Soft background sounds only permitted due to the busy nature of our venues.

For more information on Music in the Lobby or to audition, contact Margaret Laughlin at (802) 847-3166.

Contact The UVM Medical Center Volunteer Program

For more information about the UVM Medical Center volunteer program, contact the volunteer office at 802-847-3536 or apply to be a volunteer online.

How volunteering has impacted a couple of our volunteers:

"Small acts of kindness make a huge impact on patients and families." Barbara Walsh, volunteer

"It fills my heart to help." John Paul Lehto, volunteer