Being a volunteer at Medical Center of Lewisville can be a very rewarding experience.
Looking for a way to lend a hand in the community? At Medical Center of Lewisville, volunteers provide valuable help enhancing the care of patients and the comfort of visitors. Sound interesting? Here are answers to some common questions and some information to help you decide if volunteering with us is right for you.
Q: Who can volunteer?
A: Volunteers for our Adult Volunteer Program must be at least 18 years old. Our Summer Volunteer Program accepts adolescents between the ages of 14 and 17. All applicants must be available to volunteer at least four hours each week.
Q: What do volunteers do?
A: Volunteers may do a number of things including staff our information desk, deliver flowers, distribute mail and newspapers, assist our nursing staff with indirect patient care, perform clerical duties and do other tasks.
Q: What are my next steps if I want to volunteer?
A: First, complete our Volunteer Application. You can also get an application at the front desk in our lobby or call (972) 353-1764 and request that an application be emailed to you. After we receive your completed application, you'll be contacted for a personal interview so that we can best match your interests and expectations with our current volunteer opportunities.
Q: What about training and screening?
A: Volunteers agree to a background check and complete a hospital-provided TB test. They also attend a four-hour hospital orientation program, training regarding the particular area they are to be placed in and meet other training and regulatory guidelines as needed.
For more information about becoming a volunteer, visit us online or call our volunteer services department at (972) 420-1528.