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Arroyo Grande Community Hospital is Seeking Volunteers


Arroyo Grande Community Hospital (AGCH), which along with French Hospital Medical Center (FHMC), and Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC), are Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals, is seeking friendly and dependable volunteers to dedicate their time, talents, and resources to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

AGCH is a 65 bed hospital with a 20 bed acute rehabilitation facility that has been offering health care services to Central Coast residents for more than 50 years. The full-service medical facility, located in the heart of San Luis Obispo County, is recognized for excellence in acute rehabilitation, orthopedics, and emergency care, and cancer care.

The team of volunteers at AGCH share a desire to use their life experiences, education, and concern for others to support those in need.  Every volunteer plays an active role in the healing process of our patients.  Our volunteers come from many parts of San Luis Obispo County and provide valuable service and support in many areas, including: 

  • Hospitality and Guest Services
  • Patient and Family Escorts
  • Patient Comfort Services
  • Pet Therapy
  • Music Therapy

To learn how you can make a difference through volunteering, please call Jan Koester, Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Volunteer Services Coordinator, at 805.994.5462. 

About Arroyo Grande Community Hospital

Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, located in Arroyo Grande, California, is rated a top Joint Replacement Center by Blue Shield and is among the Top 10% in the nation for Joint Replacement. Arroyo has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. The Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the county and nationally recognized for superior patient satisfaction. The hospital also provides the only comprehensive hospital-based Acute Rehabilitation Center on the Central Coast.  Arroyo is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast which also includes French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service.  Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.

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