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One of our Membership Chairs will contact you to discuss your interests.   If you have any questions, please call us at 978-287-3019 or email at emersonauxiliary@gmail.com.

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Ready to help make our leading-edge community hospital even stronger? If you like to organize, create, cook, network, write, edit, sew, speak in public or just contribute to your community, then the Auxiliary is right for you.  Registration is free!      


Volunteer Opportunities



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Annual Meeting & Luncheon - Help plan and organize our Annual Meeting which includes a guest speaker, presentation of the Annual Report and luncheon. A great way to meet new and long-term members (Fall)



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Antiques Appraisal Fundraising Event - Help plan and implement this bi-annual event featuring three expert appraisers who offer assessment, including the history and value of antique items (March)



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Auxiliary Cookbook Promotion – The Auxiliary’s cookbook, Revolutionary Recipes: Concord a la Carte is a collection of recipes contributed and tested by Auxiliary members and friends.  Promotion consists of tastings at local venues as well as marketing and sales of the cookbook at Auxiliary events (Ongoing)



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Aux News & Bulletin Board - Write our quarterly email newsletter highlighting Auxiliary events and news, or update the Hospital’s main bulletin board with Auxiliary Events and News (Ongoing)



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Comfort Items for Cancer Patients - Make quilts and "ouch pouches" used for mastectomy patients for seat belt comfort and for cancer patients undergoing treatment (Ongoing)



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Community Education Events – Plan a topic, speaker and venue for talks that will benefit our community



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Emerson Golf Tournament – Serve on a committee to plan the event and/or work at the event helping with registration, raffle tickets, as a hole-in-one spotter, or distributing gifts (September)



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Emerson 5k Run~Walk for Cancer – This annual event is a 5k run and walk to support cancer care at Emerson.  Volunteers recruit teams and sponsors, and help day of the event  (Late Spring)



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Teddy Bears for Pediatric Patients – This is a group or individual activity to create small teddy bears that are included in pediatric "coping kits" for the youngest of Emerson’s inpatients, as well as those being treated at Emerson’s Emergency Department.  Basic sewing knowledge is required. (Ongoing)



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Harvest Festival at Verrill Farm – Volunteers are needed for family-oriented activities at this event which is held to support pediatric "coping kits" (Fall)



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Holiday Tree-of-Lights – This ceremony is an opportunity to honor, or celebrate individuals and groups with a light which adorns a large evergreen on the hospital grounds. Members record and acknowledge the donations and make this a meaningful celebration with music and refreshments (Early December)



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Membership Committee – Plan new member events, staff auxiliary booth to gain visibility at town events



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Reflections in Bloom –This event showcases fresh floral creations by local designers, inspired by Powers Gallery’s latest fine art collection.  The committee organizes the designers, auction and food (Spring)



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Quick Projects – Other easy ways to contribute include: Stuffing envelopes, writing thank you notes, graphic design, arranging flowers, taking photographs at events, planning social events for the Auxiliary, be a greeter at Auxiliary events, and/or open your home for a meeting.