Volunteers at Community Westview Hospital enjoy the satisfaction of knowing their help makes an important difference in the lives of others. Community Westview depends on volunteers for a number of day-to-day tasks that help our patients and their families have a positive experience during their hospital stay. Volunteer assignments and schedules are many and varied, depending upon the individual volunteer’s availability, interests and skills:
- Information Desk – greeting and guiding visitors and patients
- Nursing support – visiting patients to provide companionship and comfort, stocking supplies, patient wheelchair transportation, hospitality cart
- Clerical support – filing, phones, photo copying, data entry, process accounts
- Gift Shop – assisting customers with purchases, maintaining merchandise inventory
Learning experiences and shadowing are available for high school and college students (minimum age of 16 years):
Volunteerism is a win-win for the hospital, our patients, visitors, and the volunteers. Community Westview counts on its volunteers to help provide personalized care in a warm, friendly and caring environment. In turn, volunteers enjoy making new friends and knowing they are needed and valued.
Community Westview volunteers represent all age groups, but they share a common bond of helping others. If you are dependable and enjoy keeping busy, Community Westview Hospital can use your time and talents in an area of interest to you.
Volunteers who give at least four hours of service at a time receive a free cafeteria meal. Parking is close and free, uniforms are provided.
To learn more about volunteer opportunities at Community Westview Hospital, please call Volunteer Services at 317-920-7216. We welcome your interest and hope you’ll join our special group of volunteers who make a difference every day.