realize that volunteering impacts you, as well as those you are helping?
It’s true! People volunteer to feel connected with their community and
to give back; some are retired or are stay-at-home parents and would
like the interaction; and there are others who are learning new skills
to help them in the workforce or to simply gain experience for their
resumé or college entrance. Whatever the reason, you still get more from
volunteering than you would expect.
Periodic in-service training, workshops and orientation will improve
your skills and keep you up-to-date on general hospital procedures. Your
contribution to Hendricks Regional Health’s overall success is valued
and appreciated each day. Your achievements will be recognized during
National Volunteer Recognition Week; and milestone awards
for years of service are presented as part of our employee recognition program.
Other benefits are complimentary meals during your shift, a free flu shot, Rubella screening and Guild membership.
Opportunities are available in a variety of skill levels in more than 50 areas throughout the hospital, including:
Clerical – Copying, filing, data entry, answering phones and greeting clients. General time commitment is once a week for four hours.
Mail Delivery/Department Runner
– Morning and afternoon pick-up and
delivery of interoffice mail to various departments. Time commitment is
about six hours once a week.
– Assist with stocking items, helping
customers, operating a cash register and straightening merchandise.
General time commitment is once a week for four hours.
– Copying, collating, stapling and laminating. Shift times are flexible and require a minimum of four hours once a week.
– Greet visitors, patient family
members and friends entering the hospital. Duties include giving
directions and assisting patients and family members as they begin the
registration process. Time commitment depends on the specific
While volunteering at Hendricks
Regional Health, your help is two-fold. Not only will your time directly
benefit our nonprofit hospital and the community it serves, you are
also a member of the Guild, which works year-round to fund educational
endeavors and scholarships awarded to individuals pursuing a