The four rural hospitals of CHI St. Joseph Health offer many opportunities for volunteerism. We’re looking to build on our already wonderful Volunteer Program and have a variety of areas where you can invest your time and bring smiles to our residents. 

CHI St. Joseph Health Bellville Hospital

The Bellville Auxiliary owns and operates New 2 U Resale Shop at 238 W. Main Street. The shop has been a successful source of fundraising over the past ten years. If you are interested in giving your time to this worthy cause, please contact us at 979.413.7154

CHI St. Joseph Health Burleson Hospital

The CHI St. Joseph Health Burleson Hospital Auxiliary is a very active and vital part of CHI St. Joseph Health Burleson Hospital, and our community. The Auxiliary devotes thousands of volunteer hours to the hospital each year.

 The Auxiliary operates our Gift Shop, visits with patients and delivers flowers, along with the weekly newspaper. Members volunteer in the ER and Outpatient Registration and assist in Medical Records, when needed. They are a dedicated group of people who help the staff of CHI St. Joseph Health Burleson Hospital carry out our Mission each and every day.

For more information about our Burleson volunteer program, please contact Dalinda Leighton, Administrative Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator: dleighton@st-joseph.org or 979.567.2202

CHI St. Joseph Health Grimes Hospital

The CHI St. Joseph Health Grimes Hospital Ladies Auxiliary is a very active and vital part Grimes Hospital, and our community. The Auxiliary visits with patients and delivers flowers along with the weekly newspaper. They volunteer in the ER and Outpatient Registration and assist in Medical Records when needed.  They are a dedicated group who help the staff of CHI St. Joseph Health Grimes Hospital carry out our Mission each and every day. For more information about our program, contact Julie Hathorn: jhathorn@st-joseph.org or 936.870.4517.

CHI St. Joseph Health Madison Hospital

The CHI St. Joseph Health Madison Hospital Auxiliary is an important part of our 25-bed Critical Access Hospital. Our Auxiliary has 24 dedicated members who make a difference by volunteering and raising money through our hospital gift shop.

Our volunteers can be sales associates in our Gift Shop, deliver flowers and mail to patients, provide the weekly newspaper to patients, assist the Patient Activities Director, answer the telephone in the Emergency Room, and discharge patients. They are a dedicated group who help the staff of CHI St. Joseph Health Madison Hospital carry out our Mission each and every day.

For more information about our program, contact Maurita Turner: MaTurner@st-joseph.org or 936-349-1572.

What can volunteers do?
  • Assist on nursing floors
  • Groups can sponsor monthly birthday parties
  • Bingo callers and helpers
  • Playing games with residents (dominos, cards, table games, puzzles)
  • Music- playing musical instruments such as piano, guitar, etc.
  • Sing-alongs with residents
  • Manicures
  • Crafts
  • Exercises
  • Room visits (reading, talking, listening, etc.)
  • Helping with monthly calendars, newsletters and bulletin boards
  • Decorating for holidays and special events