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Volunteering can be a very rewarding experience. Southwest General Hospital invites you to share your time and talent with our visitors, patients and staff. Volunteers are found in every area of the hospital – from administrative offices to patient care areas.

Please note that all volunteers must commit to 100 hours or more a year in order to be eligible for the program. Here are some examples of volunteer opportunities at Southwest General Hospital:

  • Administrative Support
    Weekdays during hours of your choice between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Use your general office and computer skills to assist various departments throughout the hospital.
  • Emergency Room
    Daily from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Greet visitors and patients, provide magazines, children’s books, blankets, coffee and water to patients and visitors, operate the TV remote, escort visitors to the Emergency Room.
  • Main Lobby Information Desk
    Daily from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Greet, assist and escort visitors, deliver flowers and mail to patient rooms.
  • Outpatient Waiting Room
    Weekdays from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Greet patients arriving for outpatient procedures and ask them to sign in at the Outpatient Admitting desk.
  • Special Events
    Scheduled throughout the year, special events include health fairs and community education events.

Volunteer benefits include complimentary meals during volunteer shift, Gift Shop discount, free annual TB screenings, free flu shots when available, free health education seminars, volunteer appreciation programs and much more. Download our volunteer application then call us at 210-921-3435 to get started.


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