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Volunteers: Real Life Heroes! 

Did You Know...*

  • Volunteer services reported 94,202 hours from 1037 Volunteers in 240 areas of the organization.
  • Volunteers’ contribution of time is equivalent to 47 F.T.E.s.
  • Contribution of time in dollars is equal to $2.6 million based on a dollar value as assigned by the Independent Sector.
  • 44,000 hours were served in direct patient care roles by 655 volunteers.
  • 76 teen volunteers completed our summer program in 2016.
  • 54 volunteers serve annually on hospital advisory boards.
  • 22 Hartford Hospital employees volunteered during their off-work time, contributing 618 hours to programs that enhance the patient experience and offer opportunities to engage employees beyond their work day.
  • Hartford Hospital Pet Therapy teams contributed 3400 hours of service to our patients and staff.
  • 61% of the volunteer workforce is Female. The median age of a Hartford Hospital volunteer (for those who provided dates of birth), is 39. 4% of our current volunteers are over the age of 60.
  • Our oldest active volunteer is 92.
  • 4 active volunteers have served greater than 60 years each.
  • Volunteer Services received 2053 applications during the last fiscal year.

    * Statistics from Fiscal Year Oct. 2015 thru Sep. 2016

Volunteer at Hartford Hospital:

Volunteer Benefits
There are many benefits available to volunteers including meal passes, free parking, access to a state-of-the-art employee fitness center, and more.

Volunteer Opportunities
There are over 200 positions available to volunteers throughout the hospital. The majority of these positions have their hours restricted to weekdays, 8am to 5pm, although some evening and weekend positions are available.

Become a Volunteer
We accept adults, college students, and teens who have a willingness to share their time, talents, and energy at Hartford Hospital!

Volunteer Requirements
Everything you need to know from: age, health screenings, availability, eligibility, & attire.

Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to frequently asked questions regarding volunteering at Hartford Hospital.

Hartford Hospital Auxiliary
The Hartford Hospital Auxiliary is proud to fund special projects which benefit the Hartford Hospital community. The success of these projects depends on the generous support of our volunteers and sponsors.

Volunteer Services

  • Mailing Address

    Hartford Hospital Volunteer Services
    80 Seymour St.
    Hartford, CT 06102

  • Contact Us

    Phone:
    860.972.2198

    Fax:
    860.545.2195

  • Office Hours

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm