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WellSpan Health & WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital

Who We Are

About WellSpan Health


At WellSpan Health, we are proud to be part of the communities of Central Pennsylvania.  That’s why we are committed to understanding local health care needs and working with physicians, community leaders and area residents to establish services and programs where people live, work and play. 

By offering a vast array of inpatient, outpatient, home health and physician services and by partnering with other organizations and community physicians, we make it possible for people to find and access the health services that they need, without having to travel far from home. 

By working as one coordinated health care organization, we are transforming care through sophisticated clinical information technology and creating innovative new models as a means to create a high quality, exceptional patient experience.

Our charitable, non-profit mission:
Working as one to improve health through exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities

Our health system at a glance:

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What We Do

WellSpan Volunteer Services Department Mission Statement:
By working as one, Volunteer Services
supports the WellSpan Health mission
by providing dedicated Volunteers
that deliver exceptional service to
patients, families, staff and communities
with each and every interaction. 
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Contact Information

Address Information
147 Gettys Street
P.O. Box 3786
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Contact: Laurie Woods
Contact Title: Regional Manager, Volunteer Engagement
Phone: 717-338-3233
Fax: 717-339-2347
Email: lwoods@wellspan.org

Volunteering with WellSpan Health

Sharing ourselves and our talents with others is a rare and precious gift.  At WellSpan Health, adults and teens experience the gift of giving every day as a Volunteer.

Who volunteers?

Many different types of people...

  • Special people who share a common purpose - helping others by giving of themselves
  • Adults, teens, couples and families wishing to play an active role in helping their community
  • Retirees wanting to keep active and share their compassion and knowledge
  • Former patients wanting to "give back"
  • Teens, college students or adults exploring careers
Why should I volunteer?

Receiving the personal satisfaction of helping others, making new friends, learning new skills, and staying active are only a few of the rewards you will discover as a WellSpan Health Volunteer.

What can I do as a volunteer? 

The possibilities are endless.  Your assignment will depend on your interest, availability, skills, experience and needs/availability of WellSpan Health.  Volunteers perform a wide variety of tasks, such as:

  • Patient Contact - Patient Concierge, Patient Visitor, Patient Aide, Patient Transporter, Pampering 
  • Courier - delivers flowers, e-greetings, mail, medical records, patient supplies
  • Administrative Support - filing, mailings, chart assembly, data entry, copying
  • Public Contact - Greeters, Information Desk, Receptionist
  • Community Outreach - Health Fairs, Education
  • Patient Family Adviser
Contact Us:

Adams County #717-338-3233

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