Our hospital is always in need of volunteers. The Villages® Regional Hospital is a locally owned and governed not-for-profit hospital, which serves residents of The Villages as well as the surrounding area of Lake, Sumter and Marion counties. The auxiliary works in support of the hospital and requires volunteers with various skills. There may be a need for clerical support, fundraising, or interfacing with patients and visitors.
Auxiliary members function in many rewarding capacities at the hospitals through service in areas including, but not limited to:
- Gift Gallery
- Information desks
- Snack bar
- Patient floors
- Patient representatives
- Thrift shop
- Ambulatory surgery unit
- Clergy office
- Emergency room
- Nursing units
- Waiting rooms
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Ye Olde Thrift Shoppe
Ye Olde Thrift Shoppe, The Villages® Regional Hospital Auxiliary store, is located off Highway 27/441 and is 2 blocks south of Highway 466 in the Lady Lake Historic Park, at 106 W. Lady Lake Blvd. The store is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For pickup of large items you would like to donate, please call 352.874.3593.
Donations of gently used items, such as home décor, jewelry, linens, books, wall hangings, working small appliances, small furniture items and housewares, as well as adult clothing, are gladly accepted during store hours.
How do I get involved?
To become a volunteer, you will need to make a commitment of at least four hours per week, attend an orientation session and complete the training period.
- The Villages® Regional Hospital volunteer application.
- The Villages® Regional Hospital teen volunteer application.
Volunteer with No One Dies Alone (NODA)
The vision of a world in which every human being has another person near at the end of life is the inspiration behind the No One Dies Alone program at The Villages® Regional Hospital. Our volunteers keep vigil with patients who are dying and have no others attending to them.
If you have an interest in volunteering with No One Dies Alone, please call 352.751.8102. A completed volunteer application and training module packet will be required as well as a background check and TB test.