Centra Health


Centra Southside Community Hospital Volunteers

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More than 75 active, dedicated volunteers have been serving the patients, visitors and staff at Centra Southside Community Hospital for more than 90 years and dedicated more than 64,000 hours of their time in 2018. In addition to the many hours of service, the auxiliary has raised and contributed funds toward such projects as nursing scholarships, a pediatric crash cart for the Emergency Room,  blanket warmers for same-day surgery, and home health and newborn scales. They also established The Guild Fund which provides funding to buy prescriptions for those who cannot afford them. 

Service Opportunities

  • Waiting areas
  • Information desks
  • Delivery of flowers and mail
  • Discharge, patient transport, and escort
  • Nursing units, including neonatal and newborn nursery
  • Office assistants
  • Hospice
  • Cardio/Rehab 
  • College and Youth
  • PACE

Area youth over 14 years of age can participate in our summer volunteer program, or commit to volunteering during the school year, to gain valuable experiences in a health care setting.

The CSCH Auxiliary is the fundraising organization for CSCH. They hold uniform, book, linen, purse, jewelry and fudge sales to raise money primarily for nursing scholarships. Annual dues are just $5.