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ARC volunteers at adoption event
Medical Reserve Corps volunteers listen to a presentation
ARC volunteers at adoption event
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Volunteering

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As a District volunteer, you can play an important role in helping us provide valuable public health services to the community.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Medical Reserve Corps
    • Being available to respond in the event of a public health emergency
    • Immunizing children and adults to prevent the spread of infectious diseases
    • Answering the phone and giving assistance to callers
  • Animal Resource Center
    • Shelter host
    • Adoption specialist
    • Pet companion
    • Pet groomer
    • Education and outreach
  • Coastal Health & Wellness
    • Greeting patients and visitors
    • Escorting patients and visitors
    • Giving directions in the clinics so people find their way around
    • Providing refreshments and reading materials to those in waiting areas
    • Assisting patients with questions regarding appointments, financial screening and services provided

Our volunteers represent a variety of professions, age groups and cultural backgrounds. By donating time to help patients, families and visitors, volunteers become and integral part of the Health District’s team.

Become a volunteer

  • Download an application, enter the information, save a copy for your records, then e-mail the application to apply@gchd.org. Required signatures on the form will be entered at volunteer orientation.

  • This application is for Medical Reserve Corps and Coastal Health & Wellness volunteers.

  • This application is for Animal Resource Center volunteers.

If you would like to learn more about our volunteer program, contact Human Resources at (409) 938-2260 or apply@gchd.org.

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