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Volunteer Services Information

Summa Health

Volunteers are a vital part of our team. You'll find Summa Health's volunteer experience a rich and rewarding way to give back to your community while forging valuable new friendships. Make a difference at one of northeast Ohio’s leading healthcare facilities. Apply to volunteer today!

Some volunteer opportunities include:
  • Visiting patients and providing comfort and support 
  • Delivering flowers
  • Assisting patients with therapy activities
  • Greeting and escorting patients and visitors
  • Providing clerical support and assistance with special projects 
  • Assisting with creative activities (games, crafts, etc.)
  • And many more!
Benefits to Volunteers

In appreciation of the support and time our volunteers contribute, Summa Health offers benefits to volunteers which include, but are not limited to:

  • Free parking
  • Special events
  • Free access to Summa's learning center
  • Professional references
  • Free meals
  • Free flu shots
  • Access to Summa Health employee discounts

To become an adult volunteer:

  • Click Apply Now below or print our application and mail it to:
    • Volunteer Services
      Summa Health System
      525 E. Market Street
      Akron, OH 44304 
Apply Now
Crafter Volunteers: 

Crafter volunteers assist our patients in many ways. This volunteer application is shorter and no orientation is necessary for these volunteers to work from home making beautiful baby hats, lap blankets, breast cancer pillows, afghans, fleece tied blankets and other items for our patients. Download the crafter volunteer application.

Specific Volunteer Programs

Learn more about some of the special volunteer programs offered at Summa Health: 


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If your situation is an emergency, call 911.