Bonner General Hospital Auxiliary
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Volunteering at Bonner General Hospital is a wonderful way to make new friends and contribute to the good work of the medical community!  The Auxiliary is always looking for the support and enthusiasm of new volunteers.  If you would like to join the BGH Auxiliary, stop by the information desk in the hospital lobby area and pick up an application.  We would love to have you on our team!

BGH Auxiliary Officers 2009


Where We Help

Bonner General Hospital Auxiliary volunteers assist in various areas throughout the hospital, providing those special "extras" that make a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients.  The Auxiliary asks members to provide 25 hours of volunteer service annually and a few of the areas you'll find Auxiliary volunteers include:

  • Business Office
  • Cancer Center
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Community Development
  • Courier Service
  • Dietary
  • Gift Shop
  • Health Information
  • Human Resources
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Laboratory
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance
  • Materials
  • Medical/Surgical Unit
  • Outpatient/ Same Day Surgery
  • Pharmacy
  • Reception Desks
  • Rehabilitation

Our Meetings

The Auxiliary meets at the hospital on the second Wednesday of each month.  All volunteers are encouraged to attend.

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteering in a hospital environment is a rewarding experience!  To ensure the volunteer experience is a rewarding one, all volunteers complete an orientation to become familiar with the unique aspects of a hospital setting.  The orientation covers areas such as:

  • Patient confidentiality
  • Emergency preparedness procedures
  • Infection control guidelines
  • Hospital privileges
  • COBRA government guidelines
  • TB testing
  • Hospital tour
  • Membership dues
  • Hospital identification badges
  • Uniforms/Dress code

Auxiliary Events

Auxiliary members host and participate in many fun events throughout the year, such as:

  • Summer potluck
  • Christmas “Parade of Trees”
  • Christmas luncheon
  • Spring luncheon and awards ceremony
  • Annual July 4th parade float
  • Scrubs sale

Recent Gifts to BGH

Funds raised by the Auxiliary are used to improve the comfort and well-being of those who use the hospital.  Some of the recent gifts the Auxiliary has given to the hospital are:

  • BGH recruitment video
  • Infant changing tables in restrooms
  • Recliners for the Family-Centered Maternity Unit
  • Education fund
  • Infant warmer
  • Stretchers
  • Treadmill for the Cardiac Rehabilitation department
  • Espresso cart and equipment
  • Lobby plants