Volunteer Program

Persons wanting to use their skills to make a difference in others’ lives are invited to join Friends of Sumner Regional Medical Center, Inc.  Volunteers are valued and respected as part of the healing team.

Friends of SRMC, Inc. is a nonprofit 501c3 charitable organization composed of approximately 100 community volunteers who serve in the medical center and assist with fundraising for mission-related projects. Funds raised by volunteers benefit the patient and community projects including: Food Pantry, Clothes Closet, Sleepsacks for Newborns, Gas Vouchers for Wound Care, Radiation Oncology and Outpatient Therapy patients, and Cancer Support Groups, as well as medical scholarships for students attending Volunteer State Community College, Union University, and Welch College.

Mission
The mission of Friends of Sumner Regional Medical Center, Inc.  is to meet healthcare needs through (1) assistance to patients and families, (2) involvement in community health initiatives, and (3) provision for medical education.

Areas Available for Volunteer Service
Cancer Support Groups
Clothes Closet
Crafts/Sewing
Food Pantry
Fundraising
Greeting and Customer Service
Hospitality Cart
InPaitent/OutPatient Folders
Master Gardening
Patient Representative
Pet Therapy (certified dogs only)
Simply Sumner Gift & Coffee Shop
SleepSacks for Newborns
Special Projects (within hospital)
Transportation (through Gas Vouchers)
Waiting Areas (at SRMC & Sumner Station)