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Becoming a Volunteer

How Do I Become a Volunteer?

  • Submit a complete application
  • Application process includes the volunteer office submitting a medical clearance form to your personal doctor
  • Interview with a Volunteer Services Staff Member
  • Submit a criminal background check release form at the time of interview
  • Take a two-step Tuberculosis test or chest X-ray after accepted to program – prior to starting
  • Commit to a minimum of one year service of four hours a week
  • Attend a two-hour volunteer orientation
  • Participate in an annual influenza vaccination each fall
  • Select a specific weekly service area and volunteer schedule
  • Pay annual dues of $15
  • Purchase a volunteer uniform (vest or jacket available) from Volunteer Services for $15

Volunteer Benefits

  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary meal vouchers for the DeKalb Medical cafeterias, Chick-fil-A and Subway
  • Free health screenings
  • Discounts in The Wellness Center
  • Eligible to join MembersFirst Credit Union
  • Discounts in the Dogwood Shop


  • DeKalb Medical at North Decatur - 2701 North Decatur Road, Decatur, GA 30033  404.501.5956
  • DeKalb Medical LTAC at Downtown Decatur - 450 North Candler Street, Decatur, GA 30030  404.501.5956
  • DeKalb Medical at Hillandale - 2801 DeKalb Medical Parkway, Lithonia, GA 30058  404.501.5956
2701 North Decatur Road Decatur, GA 30033
Patient Inquiries: 404.501.5200

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