Auxiliary & Volunteers

Hazel Hawkins Hospitals Auxiliary was founded in 1950, and it is an organization of men and women that serve as a liaison between Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital, the Mabie Skilled Nursing Facilities and the community.

Funds raised by the Auxiliary provide:

  • Hospital equipment
  • Refurbishment of patient areas
  • Scholarships for medically related studies


  • Associate volunteers support the Auxiliary by paying dues.
  • Active volunteers support the Auxiliary by active involvement in volunteering their time to hospital- related projects and events.

Become a Volunteer

For information about volunteering, contact the Director of Volunteers at 637-5711 ext. 2287.

by filling out and submitting an application online!

Volunteer Service Areas

  • Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital
  • Mabie Southside & Northside Convalescent Hospitals
  • Madeline’s Gift Shop (in hospital)
  • Hazel’s Thrift Shop

Types of Service

  • Escort, Reception
  • Fundraising
  • Gift Shop
  • Puppets & Bears
  • Emergency Department Reception
  • Resident Care
  • Special Projects
  • Surgery-Central Sterile
Hazel Hawkins Hospital
911 Sunset Drive
Hollister, CA 95023
Mabie Skilled Nursing Facility
911 Sunset Drive
Hollister, CA 95023
Hazel’s Thrift Shop
898 San Benito Street
Hollister, CA 95023
Mabie Northside Nursing Facility
918 Sunset Drive
Hollister, CA 95023


  • Two four-hour shifts per month, Monday thru Friday
  • Greet patients and visitors; receive flowers & deliveries
  • Maintain patient census; answer phone
  • Interchange with Escort when Escort is busy


  • Two four-hour shifts per month, Monday thru Friday
  • Interchange with Reception when they are busy
  • Transport patients; delivery of flowers; photocopying
  • Distribute paperwork; work on special projects for staff
  • Transport specimens to the lab
  • Interface with patients, and visitors

Surgery-Central Sterile

  • Sifts vary
  • Requires wearing surgical scrubs
  • De-lint towels
  • Compile charts

Gift Shop

  • Two four-hour shifts per month, Monday thru Saturday
  • Opening and closing registers; selling merchandise

Hazels Thrift Shop & Treasures

  • Open Monday - Saturday from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm to receive donations
  • Sale days: Tues., Thurs., Sat., 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Shifts usually 4 - 6 hours , but flexible

Resident Care

  • Usually four-hour shifts, but flexible
  • Assist with feeding, snacks, recreational activities, arts and craft projects, music, flower arranging, Sunday Worship

Emergency Room

  • Four hour shifts
  • Assist with patient care, tracking board, lab runs, making up gurneys, refill needle drawers, prepare blood draw vials and run errands.
  • Check rooms for linen supplies, urinals, patient belonging bags, and cleanliness.
  • Greet patients and visitors.
  • Clerical duties

Special Projects

Annual fund raising events, community health screening, clerical, knitting/crocheting caps for OB, sew bears and puppets for hospitalized children, assist in Medical Records & Home Health, serve on ad hoc committees.