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Magee's Volunteer Services Department (VSD) mission is to promote meaningful volunteerism through important work and common goals, which help increase patient satisfaction and support the strategic goals of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. The VSD accepts and encourages the involvement of volunteers in many levels of the hospital within all appropriate programs and activities, and coordinates the effective use of volunteers to provide services which benefit patients, visitors and staff. The VSD is responsible for identifying productive and creative individual and group volunteer roles; for recruiting, training and retaining suitable volunteers; and for tracking and evaluating the contributions volunteers make to the hospital. We ask for a minimum commitment of four months of service and a minimum of 100 volunteer hours.

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New volunteers are always welcome at Magee. We need your time, your talents and your desire to make a difference in many places:

  • Hospitality Services
  • Guest Relations and Volunteer Services
  • Transport Services
  • Clerical/secretarial
  • Clinical support

Visit our Current Opportunities page to learn about some of our volunteer positions at the hospital. If you are 14 or older, we'd like to hear from you.

To apply for volunteer placement, you will need to:

  1. Download and complete the printed application.

  2. Provide us with proof of a negative tuberculin test result dated within the past six months. Ask your doctor for a note and include a cover letter with your name and application date. Send this to Magee's Volunteer Services Department.

  3. If you are applying for a volunteer position in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation, Nursing, or Speech Therapy, write a letter, including your name, address and telephone number, a brief statement of your reasons for wishing to volunteer at Magee, related volunteer or paid experience, and the days and hours you are available to volunteer. Please note there may be a waiting list for these positions.

  4. *If you are a student, under 18 years of age, you must complete the permission form and have it signed by your parent or guardian.

  5. Include your resume, if you have one.

  6. Send all of these materials:

    • By FAX to Volunteer Services Department at 215-587-3447

    • Scan all pages and email to volunteer@mageerehab.org

    • Or mail or deliver to: Volunteer Services Department, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, 1513 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102-1177

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital performs background checks and child abuse clearances on all volunteers once a position is determined for the volunteer. All interested volunteers must attend an orientation session at the hospital prior to placement. Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. For more information email volunteer@mageerehab.org or call 215-587-3140.

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