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Ruby Pinders volunteers at Springfield Health Center.

"I am fortunate to be in a good place in my life where I can reflect back on my accomplishments. Volunteering  helps me do that. I enjoy being with people and feel appreciated. It is a good feeling of independence and helping others is very rewarding."   — Ruby Pinders

Volunteers with Springfield Medical Care Systems enrich the lives of our patients, visitors and staff through their generoisty of time, energy and talents. Through our program, we strive to match the wishes of the volunteer with the needs of our organization. All volunteers are given the appropriate amount of training to be successful in their role as a volunteer. Most positions require a minimum of two hours per week and we ask for a three month commitment.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact Sandy Peplau, Coordinator of Volunteers, at 802-885-7686 or email for more information.

Current available positions include:

Adult Day Care Services
Position: Activities Assistant
In this position, the volunteer would be calling BINGO for the participants. Days are flexible. Time is 1-2:30pm each day. 
Adult Day Care Services
Position: Activities Assistant
In this position, the volunteer would be assisting the staff with the set up and clean up for the meal that is served at lunchtime. Days are flexible. Time is 11am – 1pm.
Ambulatory Care Unit at Springfield Hospital
Position: Patient Assistant
This volunteer assists the staff with making up patient charts, preparing beds, copying and escorting patients. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:00am – 11:30am
Nutritional Services at Springfield Hospital
Position: Cafeteria Cashier
This volunteer works at the register in the cafeteria. Days are Monday through Friday. Time is 4-6:30pm



For More Information

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or would like more information, please contact:
Sandy Peplau
Coordinator of Volunteers

Arlene Pearson has been volunteering in our Pharmacy Department for sixteen years. 
"I love volunteering because it allows me to 'give back' to all the people that helped me through the years. I love Springfield Hospital and everyone I work with. I like that it is small and everyone knows you. It is a comfortable place to be."   — Arlene Pearson