Make a difference in someone's life!We are proud of the outstanding contributions of our volunteers from our community focusing on the individual needs of our patients.
New volunteers are required to pass a background check and a tuberculosis screening, as well as go through volunteer orientation. We hold quarterly inservices for new volunteers as needed.
You can make a difference in the lives of the patients, families, and in the community.
- It's a fun way to meet new friends
- It's a great way to learn about careers in health care
- Increase your skills in communication, leadership, and public speaking
- Flexible volunteer hours
- Valuable experiences and learn life lessons
What can I do to help?
What are some of the activities?
- Assist to and from an activity or beauty shop
- Join in
- Encourage and/or invite patients to activities
- Be a good listener
- Be patient
Our Activities Department offers a wide variety of activities to meet the physical, social, mental, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of our patients 7 days a week. We strive to enrich our patients' lives, maintain their highest level of self-esteem and provide social interactions.
We have the following One-on-One activities:
We offer Small Group Activities:
- Hand massages
- Picture time
- Sensory stimulation
- Coffee break
- Pretty nails
- Assisting with mail
- Bird watching
We also offer Group Activities:
- Cooking class
- Church service
- Sitting outdoors
- Snack and chat
- Men's club
- Red Hat Society
How do I sign-up to be a Volunteer?
- Request a song
- Special/guest performance
- Special meals
- Birthday parties
- Special social
- Peanut auction
- Breakfast buffet
- Flower arranging
Please use the form below to contact our activities coordinator.
NHC HealthCare, Charleston · 2230 Ashley Crossing Drive · Charleston, SC 29414 · P: (843) 766-5228 · F: (843) 766-5447
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