Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional delivery network and a leader in values based, not-for-profit health and elder care. We sponsor hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living residences and other health and elder care organizations throughout New England.

Volunteer Opportunities at St. Mary's

A Caring Tradition at St. Mary's Health System

Approximately 200 adult and junior volunteers comprise the volunteer staff at St. Mary's Health System. All our volunteers have a desire to help others, a professional attitude, and a willingness to learn new things. The Volunteer Services Department recruits and coordinates all activities and projects through its Volunteer Program, offering flexible scheduling and a variety of opportunities.

  • The following is representative of some of the areas needing volunteer support:
  • Blood Drives
  • Bulk Mailings
  • Cancer Resource Center
  • Clerical
  • Errand services
  • Flower, patient, and administrative mail delivery
  • Gift Shop
  • Patient/Visitor Information/Greeting
  • Patient transportation
  • Public Flu Clinics
  • Special Projects
  • Valet Parking Services

There are many benefits to Volunteering:

Free Flu Shots, Use of Medical Library, Gift Shop Discount, Recognition Events, In-service Programs, Skills Training, Breaks/Lunch Privileges, Personal Satisfaction/New Friends.

Junior Volunteer Program

This is structured as a summer program primarily, although trained junior volunteers may choose to continue their volunteer work in the after-school program as well. New junior volunteer applications are accepted January 1 through May 1 every year. Interviews are held in May, and orientations and training starts in June. This program fills up quickly.

For more information on becoming a volunteer, please contact:

Volunteer Services Department
St. Mary's Health System
Telephone 207-777-8368

St. Mary's Health System • 93 Campus Avenue • Lewiston, ME 04240