When you contribute your time and talents as a Volunteer Auxiliary Member, you can make a big difference in the lives of patients, visitors and staff at LewisGale Hospital Alleghany—and you’ll probably notice how much you benefit, too! Volunteers at LewisGale help us expand the capacity of our staff, provide high-quality and cost effective healthcare services, enhance patient care and satisfaction and extend the reach of our services into the community.

Volunteer Qualifications

Ready to serve? We’re always looking for gracious and cooperative spirits who have a sincere desire to help others and can maintain total patient confidentiality. You’ll join our staff of friendly folks who are adaptable, flexible and completely dependable. As an Auxiliary Member, you’ll also receive many hospital benefits.

Volunteer Opportunities

You may be just the right person to:

  • Manage the information desk, transfer incoming calls to patient rooms, provide directions to visitors and patients
  • Deliver newspapers, flowers, postal mail and printouts of email messages to patients
  • Provide community information to families in our waiting areas
  • Help out in our Cottage Window Gift Shop
  • Distribute and collect meal trays, fill water pitchers
  • Assist in patient discharge, visit with patients and family members, carry out errands for nursing staff
  • Serve as clerical support in non-patient departments

Chaplains of any denomination — also an indispensable part of our Volunteer Auxiliary — visit and attend to the spiritual needs of our patients in weekly rotations.

Volunteer Shifts

Auxiliary volunteers are needed Mon - Sun: 9:00am - 8:00pm.

Become a Volunteer

Contact our Volunteer office to request a Volunteer Auxiliary Member application form and schedule a formal interview with the Volunteer Services Director, Carla Dobbs, BSN, RN.

New volunteers participate in an orientation session and on-the-job training with one of our valued veteran volunteers.

Call (540) 862-6367 or email Carla at Carla.Dobbs@hcahealthcare.com to learn how you can join the LewisGale Hospital Alleghany family of volunteers. You may also write to us at:

LewisGale Hospital Alleghany
c/o Volunteer Director
Carla Dobbs, BSN, RN

P.O. Box 7
Low Moor, VA 24457