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Hospital Volunteering Cover Letter

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Dear Dr. Smart,

I would like to briefly introduce myself in the hopes of being able to develop a Volunteer relationship with you and the (St. John's Hospital).

I am extremely interested in providing my spare time and expertise during the summer holiday months, where it may be gravely required. I am aware of the pressures and deadlines that are constantly needed to be met and how so many of our hospitals are overworked and understaffed.

It would be an honour to be able to give back with my time and dedication, to provide an extra support, no matter how small.

I am aware that you may require to do a thorough background check on my personal and professional life, this is something which I would not mind and understand the necessity.

I work well in a team, I enjoy meeting new people, I am a patient, caring individual who enjoys interaction with others.

I do not know what areas the hospital might need help in the most, but I am willing to try to be of help in whatever areas are required.

I hope to hear from you soon,

Thank you for your time today,


(Your name).

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Hospital Volunteer Cover Letter

Hospital Volunteers provide assistance to patients and their families. Typical job duties of a Hospital Volunteer are providing basic patient care, helping patients with personal hygiene, serving meals, identifying patient needs, reading to patients, providing companionship, giving information to visitors, liaising between patients and families, relaying messages, completing tasks as assigned by doctors and nurses, raising funds for the hospital, and facilitating medical procedures.

Based on our collection of cover letter samples for Hospital Volunteers, the most sought-after skills for this job are:

  • Bedside manners and empathy
  • Problem-solving orientation
  • Being able to follow instructions
  • Computer literacy
  • Effective communication
  • Attention to details
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Being able to work under pressure
  • Stamina and physical strength

Comparable skills and qualifications can be seen in the cover letter example provided just below.

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Dear Mr. Mendoza:

Upon learning of your need for an enthusiastic and dedicated Hospital Volunteer to provide key support at Centennial Medical Center, I hastened to submit my resume for your consideration. As an organized and personable individual with previous experience in the medical / healthcare sector, we have reason to talk.

After retiring from my 25-year career in health administration and information management last June, I amassed considerable volunteer experience with the Logan Women’s Health Institute in Tuscaloosa; I am now excited to accept a new volunteer opportunity and look forward to establishing a lasting commitment to Centennial by providing comprehensive administrative and patient support. From updating patient charts and answering reception desk calls to directing patients to specific medical units and restocking supplies, I am prepared to put my transferable skill set and my dedication to healthcare excellence to your facility’s benefit.

Highlights of my volunteer-based experience in the healthcare field include the following:

  • Volunteering at the Logan Women’s Health Institute up to 30 hours each week, assisting in areas such as patient transportation/escorts, new volunteer training, visitor management, fundraising efforts, and front desk staffing.
  • Demonstrating a lifelong commitment to the medical field, with a successful career in health administration coupled with ongoing professional training/development and a degree in Health Information Management.
  • Utilizing my warm and friendly demeanor to establish compassionate and trusting relationships.
  • Quickly and skillfully mastering new technologies and communication tools.
  • Possessing excellent time management, problem solving, and interpersonal abilities.

The combination of my dedication to the medical industry and my organized, professional demeanor continues to define my abilities. I look forward to meeting with you to discuss your needs and how my talents can benefit Centennial Medical Center in this volunteer role.


Helen G. Hunyh

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