Personal Touch Volunteers

Providing personal care and comfort.

Do you remember when someone's gentle touch provided solace to you? Do you feel gratified by comforting others? Do you enjoy bringing a smile to someone's face? Then becoming a Personal Touch Volunteer may be the perfect choice for you.

Personal Touch Volunteers provide hands-on care and comfort to the patients of Palmetto Health. As valued members of the nursing team, they also provide assistance and support to staff. Personal Touch Volunteers receive special training that enables them to provide emotional and physical support for patients who may need a little extra tender loving care. Our Personal Touch Volunteers work with patients throughout the hospital, and truly make a difference in the lives of others. 


  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance and manner
  • Ability to express and effectively transmit compassion
  • Ability to perform duties without constant or direct supervision and to exercise initiative
  • Ability to physically assist patients and staff in the Personal Touch Volunteer role.

Have more questions? Want to sign up?

Learn more about becoming a Personal Touch Volunteer, or contact us via email or by phone at 803-296-5570. To apply, please complete our online volunteer application. Applications must be complete in order to be considered.