Volunteer Duties

At Mount Nittany Health, volunteers play an important role. A few examples of what volunteers may do for any given unit include:

  • Greet and escort patients and visitors
  • Perform clerical duties as directed
  • Retrieve wheelchairs and return them to their proper locations
  • Maintain cleanliness of patient and public waiting areas
  • Discharge patients as needed

Volunteer opportunities

There are many opportunities to assist staff, patients, their families, and visitors, including:


  • Ambulatory services department
  • Emergency department
  • Endoscopy department
  • Foundation Events – Charity Ball and/or Golf Classic
  • Gift and coffee shop
  • Guest services
  • Mount Nittany Health Foundation
  • Patient floors
  • Reception desk
  • Volunteer department