Volunteer Programs

Volunteers, known as Friends of Sumner Regional, provide needed services at Riverview Regional Medical Center by assisting with office work, visiting patients and their families, hosting in the Front Lobby, delivering meal trays and helping with fundraising events.

We are always on the lookout for people who want to give their time and talents to a good cause! Are you interested in making new friends, helping others, broadening your skills and knowledge, exploring a new career, and making a difference?

Volunteering offers a vast array of benefits. Lasting friendships are formed. Patients and visitors are provided services that are above and beyond the normal healthcare setting. Knowledge is gained about the medical field and new skills are developed such as computer skills, clerical skills and people skills. Many volunteers come to work at Riverview Regional Medical Center to make a decision about changing careers or about pursuing educational opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much time would I have to give?

Most volunteers work one four-hour shift each week. Some give more, some give less. Schedules are arranged to suit your availability.

What do volunteers wear?

Closed, comfortable shoes, such as tennis shoes, are recommended.

Where do volunteers work?

Medical Center Lobby

Volunteers direct patients and visitors to destinations within the medical center; deliver flowers, mail and newspapers; and provide needed assistance with wheelchairs.

Chaplain Services

Local ministers provide volunteer chaplaincy services to patients, families and staff.

Nutritional Services

Volunteers visit patients and assist with distribution of meal trays.

Departmental Services

Volunteers provide administrative and clerical support to staff in various departments.

Volunteer Services
555 Hartsville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 328-5517