Every day, people want to make a positive impact in the world around them. One way you can make a positive impact is to join St. Peter’s Health's dynamic Volunteer Services program! It is the goal of St. Peter’s to match individuals willing to share their time and talents with the right volunteer opportunity. We have many opportunities available throughout several areas.

Current opportunities

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, contact Susan Buhr, Human Resources and Volunteer Coordinator at 406-447-2520 or sbuhr@sphealth.org.

Guest Relations

Volunteers meet and/or visit with patients, may serve as escort or waiting room attendant and assist staff with stocking or other duties, as needed. Must be able to walk distances with light lifting and bending. Friendly and customer service oriented. Please indicate which Center (s) is preferred.

  • St. Peter’s Health Medical Group – Broadway Infusion Center
  • St. Peter’s Health – Cancer Treatment Center
  • St. Peter's Health - Emergency Room

Patient Escort & Greeter

Serves as a patient greeter, escort, etc. Individuals must be friendly, outgoing and able to walk distances. Please indicate which entrance(s) is preferred.

  • St. Peter’s Health – Main Entrance
  • St. Peter’s Health – East Entrance
  • St. Peter’s Health Medical Group – Broadway
  • St. Peter’s Health Medical Group – North
  • St. Peter’s Health – Clinical Nutrition (very slow placed environment)

Patient Services

Deliver and pick up meal trays for patients in their rooms as well as helping nutrition staff with stocking food supplies inpatient areas or other duties as needed. Volunteers must be friendly, able to walk distances, light lifting, bending and customer service oriented. Monday – Friday, 7 am – 1 pm or 4 pm – 7 pm or any interval in between.

  • St. Peter's Health - Nutrition Services

Enters patient rooms, conversing about Environmental Services (EVS) cleanliness expectations and perceptions, completing rounding tool and addressing immediate concerns to staff, and serving as an Ambassador.

  • St. Peter's Health - EVS

Office Support

Assist with general office support, based on the department’s needs. Duties may include scanning, filing, opening and sorting mail, stuffing envelopes and answering phones. Some computer experience preferred, but not required. (Please indicate which department is preferred.)

  • St. Peter’s Health – Quality
  • St. Peter’s Health – Finance

Customer Service & Sales

Serve as cashiers, customer service, stocking shelves, inventory or light cleaning. Individuals should be friendly, outgoing and have attention to detail; mobility required. (Please indicate with department preferred.)

  • St. Peter’s Health – Gift Shop
  • St. Peter’s Health – Cafeteria

Float & On-call Volunteer

Non-clinical, work is based on individual project needs. Duties may include general clerical, mailings or promotional stuffing, greeter and event assistance, etc. Mobility required, computer experience preferred but not required.

Laundry Support

Assist the Environmental Services (EVS) staff with housekeeping, janitorial or laundry duties. Mobility and physical lifting required.

In addition to the volunteer opportunities available above, St. Peter’s Health Foundation and St. Peter’s Health Hospice accept volunteers specific to their organizations. If interested, review the opportunities below and contact them directly for further details and the application process.

Foundation Volunteers

To volunteer for any of the Foundation’s activities, please call 406-444-2370 or email rrichardson@sphealth.org.

  • Foundation Office Assistance: Volunteers provide help on an as–needed basis.
  • Golf Tournament: You can spend a day relaxing on the course for a great cause. Volunteers can help with registration, handing out player bags, or visiting with the players while watching for that prize-winning hole-in-one. More adventurous volunteers are also needed for the gambling holes and putting green contests.

St. Peter’s Health Association

Contact the President of St. Peter’s Hospital Association at 406-442-4622 or the Foundation at 406-444-2370. Members of the Association support St. Peter’s Health by volunteering for projects which include the annual Holiday Sock Sew held each December, Valentine’s Luncheon and the Gift Shop. Membership dues are $15 per year, meetings every other month.

Hospice Volunteer Services

The mission of the St. Peter’s Hospice Volunteer program is to provide a supportive presence, offer comfort and enhance the quality of life for patients and their families. They are an integral part of the Hospice team. Volunteers must complete a background check and Hospice volunteer training. Volunteer services may include companionship, respite so that family members can have a break, as well as assistance with household tasks such as light housekeeping and meal preparation. Specialty volunteer services include massage, music, and recording life stories. Other volunteer opportunities include clerical work in the Hospice office and assisting with our Light A Life fund-raising event. Please contact SPH’s Volunteer & Bereavement Coordinator, Leslie Saulsbury at 406-447-2464 for further information about training and volunteer opportunities.

Volunteers play an integral role in the services we provide to the patients and the community. St. Peter’s vision is to be the gold standard for health care in Montana. Join us in this endeavor to provide exceptional and compassionate health care to our patients and our community.