Thank you for your interest in sharing your time, talent, and treasures with Peachtree Christian Health and our community of caregivers and their loved ones! As you discern whether PCH is the best place for you to commit your time, talent, and treasure, please carefully consider the opportunities that we offer and the certifications we require. We ask that all volunteers donate 2, 4-hour shifts per month.

Opportunities

Front Desk
o Welcoming participants and guests
o Assist caregivers with electronic sign-in and sign-out of participants
o Answering the phone
o Special projects
o Mailings

Program
o Companionship with the participants
o Assisting with programs and activities
o Assisting participants to dining and activities
o Assisting with set up and clean up from meals and snacks

Special Events
o Assist with planning, set up, clean up, and completion
o Example events include Grand Opening, Golf, Veterans Day, Great Days of Service

Not all of our volunteers want to work closely with participants or in the office. Listed below are other gifts of service that our volunteers provide. We have volunteers who:
o work with PCH staff at community events
o become the PCH resource in their church or neighborhood
o provide flowers

We invite new ideas and recommendations for other ways that our volunteers can serve our participants, caregivers, community, and staff.

Qualifications

• Eighteen years (18) of age
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to follow guidelines and instructions
• Committed to the PCH Culture
• Acceptance of and respect for cultural diversity
• Acceptance of and respect for different religious beliefs
• Acceptance of volunteer role within the family systems and dynamics
• Willingness to complete volunteer hour reporting
• Willingness to complete documentation for personnel file, administrative and patient care roles, and required in-services within time requirements
• Ability to be flexible with changing systems
• Ability to ask for assistance when needed
• Willingness to be coached and educated

Requirements

o  Online Volunteer Inquiry Form (if assistance is needed, please contact ehenighan@pchlec.org) – 
o  Training Certification Program Completion that includes (see upcoming EVENTS for dates and times):
     – Volunteer Information Session
     – Volunteer Training and Orientation
     – Virtual Dementia Tour
     – Activity/Program Training
o Suggested viewing: “Won’t you be my neighbor”
o Initial and annual TB Test at volunteer’s expense*
     – TB test (accepts insurance or $30 payment) can be done at the Preventative Health Clinic, 455 Grayson Hwy, Suite 400, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 . Click here for Registration Form. 
o National Criminal History Report at volunteer’s expense*
     – Fingerprint card obtained from Gwinnett County Police Department for $10 that is submitted to:
     – FBI Identity History Record for $18
o PCH Culture Agreement, Photo/Media Release, and Confidentiality Agreement Documents
o Initial Medical Authorization to Volunteer and Annual Medical Questionnaire Updates
o Annual in-service requirements

* If volunteer expense is a financial burden, scholarships are available.
Please contact ehenighan@pchlec.org for more information.