Volunteers - 181 volunteers with hours totaling 26,932 in 2009.


Become a volunteer at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. The Volunteer Program’s mission is to provide caring volunteer services, directly or indirectly, to supplement the basic essential function of the professional staff.

Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week. There are many positions to fit individual time schedules.

To view a listing of our current volunteer opportunities click here.

To become a volunteer, complete our Volunteer Application Form or contact Grace Garro at 315-801-8275 or gbouse@mvhealthsystem.org.

Thank You

In 2014, Mohawk Valley Health System had 562 individual volunteers who contributed more than 75,500 volunteer hours of service to patients and their families. Thank you for your time and service to Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

View a list of our volunteers with 100-49,500 hours!

"I think of volunteering as something you'd like to have if you were in that same situation. It's a good feeling to make others feel better."
Bill Busacker, Mended Hearts Volunteer


All volunteers receive a free lunch, free parking and free annual flu shot.

Non-Employee Orientation Materials

Non-Employee Orientation Handbook
Non-Employee Orientation Handbook - Post Test and Sign-Offs



Contact Us

Volunteer Department

Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare

St. Luke's Campus
1656 Champlin Avenue
New Hartford, NY 13413

St. Elizabeth Medical Center
St. Elizabeth Campus
2209 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501

Volunteer Office Staff

Grace Garro

Director of Volunteer Services, St. Elizabeth Medical Center

Susan Warwick
Director of Volunteer Services & Guest Relations, Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare

Cathy Southwick-Lee
Volunteer Coordinator, St. Elizabeth Medical Center

Delta Rubsamen
Volunteer Coordinator, Faxton St Luke's Healthcare

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