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Become a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in Southern Regional Medical Center’s Volunteer Program.

Please note that at this time, due to the COVID-19 crisis, our Volunteer Program is temporarily on hold to ensure our volunteers well-being and safety. We will announce when our program resumes.

Volunteering at Southern Regional is a great way to give back to the Southern Crescent community while enjoying a meaningful personal experience. Whether you're looking to jump-start a career in health care or to make a difference in the lives of our patients, volunteering here is a worthwhile experience.

Southern Regional volunteers play a very important role in creating a warm, compassionate environment for patients. Volunteers serve in many areas throughout the hospital including patient care, diagnostics, guest services and more.

Since many of our programs depend solely on volunteers for success, we count on your commitment to ensure our future success. We are truly proud of the loyalty and consideration our volunteers provide our hospital.

Your Service

Service hour commitments can be tailored to meet your schedule. Most programs require only a minimum of 8 hours/month. Your service can be tailored to meet your schedule.


Every volunteer must complete Southern Regional's on-boarding training which is approximately 6 hours and includes lunch. Our volunteers, must be 18 years or older (completed high school), must have strong interpersonal skills and display a positive personality. Attitude is everything! Our volunteers are the ambassadors to our hospital community.

Application Process

Our application process includes:

  1. Complete our application form
    • For the form, click here or contact 770-991-8000 and ask for Volunteer Services
    • Applications can be submitted, preferably via email, to: or dropped off in person, Monday - Friday; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the hospital's Main Information Desk or Windmill Gift Shop.
  2. When your application is received, you will be contacted for a personal interview
  3. After the interview, we will contact you with information on orientation

In addition, as part of the application and orientation process, you will be required to provide or obtain the following:

  • A 2-step TB/PPD skin test is required; this can be done at the hospital free of charge.
  • A background check and drug screen is required; this can be done at the hospital free of charge.
  • An influenza vaccination is required during flu season; this can be done at the hospital free of charge.
  • Uniform tops will be provided by Southern Regional Medical Center.
  • If you become a member of the SRMC Auxiliary, you must contribute a nominal membership fee of $10 per year.

Volunteer Inquiries

Volunteer applications and all other questions, can be forwarded to: