Volunteering isn't the easiest thing you can do - but it's the most rewarding. At Hallmark Health System (HHS) volunteers play a vital role in our mission to deliver high quality patient care. As a volunteer, you are an important addition to the team, working with our patients, their families and our staff.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital offer a wide array of volunteer opportunities to meet your skills, interests and schedules. Our adult volunteers assist in a variety of areas: patient areas, cancer care center, reception, general stores, clerical and much more!
Teens make the right call to help reach Lifeline subscribers: Since July 2015, Hallmark Health Teen Volunteers have been working diligently to reduce the number of Lifeline subscribers that do not complete a monthly test of their Lifeline unit. These tests ensure that not only the Lifeline system in the home works properly should the subscriber need help, but also fulfills an expectation of insurers who pay for these services.
Eileen Dern, director of Community Services, states “ the young adults making the calls are learning new ways to communicate with elders and the Lifeline subscribers appreciate knowing that they are valued and remembered by youth in their community. The program has value to both groups. Thank you to Anne Marie and the teen volunteers. We couldn’t do this work without you!”