OVM volunteers are instrumental in helping us fulfill our mission of providing quality healthcare in the community.

WHO CAN VOLUNTEER?

Any individual age 14 and over can volunteer at OVM. Whatever your motivation for sharing your time, OVM will work with you to find the best match for your particular talents, interests and availability.

VOLUNTEERS SERVE IN MANY WAYS:

  • Visiting with residents who lack a strong support system

  • Reading aloud newspapers/books/magazines

  • Playing cards

  • Putting together puzzles

  • Birthday & Special Occasion parties

  • Taking residents for walks

  • Church services

  • Pet visits

  • Working the Gift Shop

  • Office support

  • Teaching new skills

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Helping with Bingo, Chair Volleyball, & much more!

BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

Scientific studies have shown that individuals who volunteer enjoy psychological and physical benefits including increased happiness/contentment, lower blood pressure and a longer, healthier life. OVM Volunteers enjoy: 

  • Training and educational experiences with documentation of service hours for schools and resumes

  • Participation in employee/volunteer events (including training)

  • Recognition "swag"

  • That warm, wonderful feeling from giving back!

For more information about volunteering at OVM,
call (937) 392-4318, Ext. 130 or email the OVM Volunteer Director at Leah.Frederick@hcmg.com.

If you want to make a difference, why not volunteer at OVM?

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

If you're interested in being an OVM volunteer, you can download the application form here or contact OVM's Volunteer Director and a packet can be mailed to you.

Ohio Valley Manor

5280 U.S. Highway 62 & 68

Ripley, OH 45167

(937) 392-4318