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Improve the Balance in Your Life by Becoming a Volunteer

Volunteers play an important role at Samaritan Health Services, and we are grateful to each of our dedicated volunteers who spend their time at our hospitals and clinics. 

Each Samaritan hospital hosts an auxiliary that supports the hospital through
volunteer hours and financial means.

The auxiliary has an active membership with several educational and social meetings every
year. There are also opportunities to participate in the auxiliary’s leadership. An executive
committee, board of directors and chair people all serve on the auxiliary.

Other auxiliary activities include operating the hospital gift shops and coffee carts. Proceeds
generated from auxiliary operations are used to provide scholarships for students pursuing
health care programs, and to purchase necessary medical equipment for the hospital.

Volunteering has many positive benefits. Become a volunteer today!

To learn more about joining a hospital auxiliary, contact the site where you are
interested in volunteering.

Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

Samaritan Albany General Hospital

Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital

Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital

Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital
541-265-2244 ext. 2537

Volunteers find immense satisfaction in helping the dying retain some control over their lives and live out what is left of life as a person, not just a patient.

Hospice volunteer training classes are offered for those interested in learning about how to support terminally ill
patients and their families.

Volunteering has many positive benefits. Become a volunteer today!

For more information please call:

Benton and Linn counties

Lincoln City

541-574-1811 ext. 2558

Are you interested in helping your elderly and younger disabled neighbors?
Would you like to assist people in their goals of living independently? Would
you like to know if you qualify for a tax-free hourly stipend for your services?

Consider becoming a senior companion
If you become a senior companion, you will help the elderly and
younger disabled by:

• Providing companionship, talking, listening, sharing
experiences, playing games or cards, etc.
• Helping to keep clients in contact with family, friends and the
outside world
• Providing transportation to medical appointments, the grocery
store, social events, other household and personal errands
• Assisting clients to live independently with dignity
• Being a friend

A senior companion:
• Is 60 years of age or older
• Has a yearly physical evaluation, tuberculosis test and flu shot
• Receives supplemental liability insurance
• May receive a tax-free hourly stipend, if income guidelines qualify
• Receives pre-service and ongoing monthly companion training and yearly driver
safety training
• Receives mileage reimbursement and meals

Senior companions are helping hundreds of frail elderly and younger disabled
neighbors stay in their own familiar surroundings for as long as safely possible.
There are thousands of others who need help and assistance in order to live at home.

We need your help! Fill out an application online at, or for more information please call:

Linn and Benton County

Lincoln County

Join a group of knitters and crocheters who create beautiful shawls which are given to patients as sources of warmth and spiritual comfort.




Lincoln City


The No One Dies Alone program is staffed by trained volunteers who provide a comforting presence for patients who have no family or friends to be with them in the hospital during the last few days of their life.

For information about becoming a compassionate companion call:



541-265-2244 ext. 2537