Two women working in the Helen Hayes Hospital gift shop

Helen Hayes Hospital Volunteer Corps

Become a Volunteer

The Helen Hayes Hospital Volunteer Corps provides an array of services that benefit both patients and staff. Junior Volunteers aged 16 & 17 are welcome and encouraged to join our dynamic team. Volunteers serve in a variety of capacities, including:

  • Clerical functions throughout the facility
  • Gift Shop
  • Welcome Committee/Greeter Committee
  • Worship
  • Book Cart
  • Recreation Room
  • Performing Arts
  • Adapted Sports & Rec
  • Pet Therapy
  • Patient Library
  • Special Events

*Please note that some services may be on hiatus do to Covid prevention precautions.

Volunteers operate the hospital Gift Shop, which raises funds that go to support valuable patient programs and services.

For additional information on volunteer opportunities, call the HHH Human Resources Department at 845-786-4989.


Donations to the HHH Volunteer Corps may be made through PayPal


Checks can be made payable to Helen Hayes Hospital Volunteer Corps and mailed:

Helen Hayes Hospital
Attention: Rose Galvin
51 Route 9W North
West Haverstraw, NY 10993

For more information, please email Rose Galvin.

Thank You, Donors!

The Helen Hayes Hospital Volunteer Corps salutes the following donors for their generosity:

DIAMOND STATUS MEMBERS – $10,000.00 or more

PLATINUM STATUS MEMBERS – $5,000.00 or more

GOLD STATUS MEMBERS – $1,000.00 or more

SILVER STATUS MEMBERS – $500.00 or more

BRONZE STATUS MEMBERS – $300.00 or more

ELITE STATUS MEMBERS – $200.00 or more

PREMIER STATUS MEMBERS – $100.00 or more

  • John J. Unger

STAR STATUS MEMBERS – $50.00 or more

  • Equinox Management Group, INC.
  • Patricia A. Bruhn
  • Marci Kurtz
  • Ben Katzenstein

These donors have contributed to valuable patient services and are recognized on our sponsor level page for their true humanitarian spirit. Through donations, the Volunteers are able to provide many programs and services to Helen Hayes Hospital patients, including: the C.A.R.E. (Continuous Ambient Relaxation Environment) channel, premier relaxation television programming for patients that provides an atmosphere of comfort and continuous 24/7 healing environment; musical entertainment for inpatients, which offers positive emotional and physical benefits; and funding for the hospital’s 4-season Adapted Sports & Recreation Program, which provides sports and leisure activities for individuals with disabilities.To learn more about sponsorship levels, please click HERE.