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Our Volunteers

Tri-County Health Care's goals are best accomplished through the active participation of volunteers that live and work in the communities we serve.

Your Work Makes a Difference

Volunteers are a critical part of Tri-County Health Care. Volunteers with cheerful tact, poise, a cooperative attitude and a conscientious approach will long be remembered by patients, staff and other volunteers.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at Tri-County Health Care, please contact the volunteer coordinator, Susan Marco. You may also use the link below to complete an online volunteer application.

Susan Marco
Tri-County Hospital Volunteers
415 Jefferson Street North
Wadena, MN 56482

Volunteer Application

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Nursing Services

Volunteers in the nursing service area are an important service to the organization. Some of the nursing service volunteer responsibilities include:

  • Delivering snacks to patients
  • Providing fresh drinking water and other beverages
  • Assisting with setting up and distributing patient meals
  • Visiting Swing Bed patients
  • Delivering plants and flowers

Cardiac Stress Testing

Volunteers are available to assist patient at the monthly Pacemaker Clinic. They also escort patients to and from their Cardiac Rehabilitation appointments.


Each of the newborn babies at Tri-County Health Care receive a knitted hat as a welcome gift to the world. Prayer shawls are also given to our end-of-life patients as a gift of comfort. Volunteers are essential in ensuring an adequate supply of caps and shawls. The volunteers use yarn and patterns they pick up from Tri-County Health Care. When the projects are finished, volunteers are asked to return the finished products to the Tri-County Health Care welcome desk.

Diagnostic Imaging

The volunteers in the Diagnostic Imaging department provide comfort and care to patients receiving Diagnostic Imaging services.

Some of the duties and responsibilities include:

  • Sitting with patient while testing
  • Transporting clinic patients to and from Diagnostic Imaging department
  • Watching small children for patients having exams


VolunTEEN is a special teenager who volunteers at Tri-County Health Care giving patients, visitors and staff a helping hand. The VolunTEEN's cheerful tact, poise, cooperative attitude and conscientious approach to his/her task will be long remembered by the patients, staff and other volunteers.

Some of the duties and responsibilities of the VolunTEEN include:

  • Providing fresh water and beverages to patients and visitors
  • Delivering flowers and watering plants and flowers in patient rooms when necessary
  • Visiting Swing Bed patients
  • Talking, reading or visiting with patients
  • Spending special time with pediatric patients
  • Running errands

Susan Marco

TCHC Volunteers