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Make a Difference

FMC Volunteer and patient

Fairfield Medical Center Volunteers are kind and caring individuals who give from the heart to make a difference in the lives of patients and visitors. Volunteers offer their time, talent and dedication throughout the hospital, providing an extra dimension of care to our patients and families. Volunteers are a vital part of Fairfield Medical Center with more than 200 volunteers serving throughout the health system. Our volunteers come from unique backgrounds but are commonly interested in helping others.

You can make a difference in the lives of our patients and visitors by becoming a volunteer at Fairfield Medical Center. A wide variety of volunteer opportunities are available at our Main Campus, River Valley Campus and River View Surgery Center. Give us four hours a week, and we’ll give you an experience you’ll never forget.

To sign up to volunteer, please download an application and email the completed form to:

Volunteer Application Packet

Teen Volunteer Application Packet

Be a volunteer at FMC

Are you wanting to make a difference in the lives of others this year? As a volunteer at FMC, you can do just that in as little as four hours a week. Give us your time and we’ll give you an experience you’ll never forget. Call 740-687-8109 to get started.

Pet Therapy

No matter if they are a purebred, a mixed breed, a rescue dog, a family pet, large, small, lively or calm, the Therapy Dogs at Fairfield Medical Center all have one thing in common; they love people and consider it their duty to brighten your day.

Frequently Asked Questions for Volunteers

Fairfield Medical Center is fortunate to have the assistance of more than 200 individuals who each year volunteer their time and talent to assist patients, visitors, and Center staff. A wide variety of volunteer opportunities are available with more than 20 service areas to choose from.  Great care is taken to match each individual’s skills and interests with just the right opportunity for them.

Each volunteer has his or her own reason for choosing to volunteer, but some of the most frequently cited reasons include:

    • To help others, meet new people, and learn new skills.
    • To give something back to my community.
    • To get out of the house and do something productive.
    • It makes you feel good & it’s fun!
  • The typical volunteer spends one three or four-hour shift per week. You can schedule your volunteer hours to fit your lifestyle and your vacation schedule.

  • Fairfield Medical Center has more than 20 different types of opportunities to select from.  The goal is to match the your interests and skills with a job you would enjoy. Whether you enjoy working with people or paperwork, new challenges or consistent tasks each week, physically active work or a sedentary assignment, we have an assignment that fits each preference.

    • Interaction with many people.
    • A free meal for each shift worked.
    • Parking in garage.
    • A sense of satisfaction that you have contributed something and helped others.
  • If you have questions, please call 740.687.8109. You can pick up an application packet at the North or Main Information Desk. You may also download the above application and e-mail the completed form to

    Hard copies may be mailed to

    Fairfield Medical Center
    ATTN: Volunteer Services
    401 North Ewing Street
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130