Island Hospital
Volunteer Application Process
For those interested in learning more about rewarding volunteer opportunities that exist at Island Hospital, the application process, requirements and benefits are listed below.
Volunteers at Island Hospital

Volunteer Requirements

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Commit to at least six months of volunteer time (minimum)
  • Two-step TB skin test performed before serving
  • Proof of Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR) vaccination - volunteers born prior to 1957 are not required to provide proof but are encouraged to get the vaccination for preventive reasons
  • New Volunteer Orientation (NVO) - This is done online familiarizing you with Island Hospital policies and procedures before serving and annually thereafter

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Those who work 2+ hours are entitled to a complimentary meal at the Island Bistro (open 7 AM - 7 PM)
  • Complimentary coffee, tea and water throughout the day (available in the Island Bistro and throughout the hospital)
  • FREE annual influenza vaccination (when available)
  • Supplementary insurance for injuries incurred while volunteering (workers compensation)
  • Free training for position you will be working in (volunteers do not perform patient care)
  • Annual Recognition Luncheon
  • New friendships and bringing smiles to those you serve
Steps to Become a Volunteer

The application process is easy! Follow these simple steps:

1. Print the appropriate forms or contact Jennifer Van Dyke, Island Hospital Volunteer Coordinator, at (360) 299-1371 or email

2. Complete your volunteer application and WSP forms and drop them at the front desk of the hospital or mail them to:

          Jennifer Van Dyke
          Volunteer Coordinator
          1211 24th Street
          Anacortes, WA 98221

3. Meet with the Volunteer Coordinator for an interview.

4. Attend a hospital orientation and have a TB test (required).

  Contact Us
Volunteer Services
1211 24th Street
Anacortes, WA 98221

(360) 299-1371


Related Links

Current Volunteer Positions


Adult Application (18 and over) 

Youth Application (16-17 years, parent or guardian signature required) 

Washington State Patrol (WSP) Identification & Criminal History Form (fill out section C)