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Prospective Volunteers

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Mercy Medical Center. Due to the sensitive nature of situations encountered in a hospital setting, Mercy has implemented an extensive screening process which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Attending an hour-long Informational Session to learn more about the application process, hear about volunteer opportunities and receive application materials;
  • Completing a background check, interview, health review and orientations;
  • Being at least 16 years old;
  • Committing to a regular shift for a minimum of six months; and
  • Reading the Guide to Becoming a Mercy Volunteer.

Volunteer Informational Sessions August- 2016

  • Oct. 12 (Wednesday) 1-2 p.m., Mercy central campus, East Tower Conference Room 1
  • Oct. 26 (Wednesday) 2-3 p.m., Mercy West Lakes, Cownie Conference Room
  • Nov. 17 (Thursday) 10-11 a.m., Mercy central campus, East Tower Conference Room 1
  • Nov. 29 (Tuesday) 1-2 p.m., Mercy West Lakes, Cownie Conference Room
  • Dec. 16 (Friday) 10-11 a.m., Mercy central campus, East Tower Conference Room 1

To register for an Informational Session, please call (515) 247-3246 or email volunteerservices@mercydesmoines.org.

Volunteering at Mercy Hospice does not require attendance at an Informational Session or completing the standard process. If you are interested in volunteering at Mercy Hospice, please contact (515) 643-6150.

Driving directions for the session locations

(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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