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Mercy has numerous opportunities to engage the community we serve. This includes regular volunteer opportunities, job shadows, internships, observation hours and assisting with various types of special events, including Mercy Auxiliary events and the Especially For You Race Against Breast Cancer. For a list of possible volunteer opportunities at Mercy, check out our Opportunities Directory.
Please complete all required parts below to begin the process. Please read the descriptions carefully to know if you will be a "Regular Volunteer" or participating in a "One-Time" engagement. If you would rather complete your application process on paper/in person, please let us know. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mercy Volunteer Services, (319) 398-6035 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All volunteers (inclusive of job shadows and one-time engagements) must complete an application. Please read the descriptions below to know which application to complete and then proceed to Part 2.
For those who chose to regularly volunteer at Mercy or one of its affiliated sites on an ongoing basis or those interested in a one-time volunteer engagement OR job shadow (8 hours or less).
Hospice of Mercy Volunteers: Please proceed to Part 3. You will be contacted regarding the next steps on completing the Hospice of Mercy volunteer process.
Please read and fill out the following to complete your regular volunteer request.
After you have completed the Volunteer Orientation, please proceed to Part 3.
Once you have completed all requirements above, a representative from Mercy will contact you regarding next steps. For those choosing to regularly volunteer, job shadow or complete required volunteer hours, this means setting up a convenient time for us to meet you and find the perfect match to meet your needs!
Some volunteer opportunities require a health screen. If you have selected to regularly volunteer at Mercy Medical Center, you will schedule this during the face-to-face meeting that we will soon schedule with you. Exceptions: If you intend on participating in one of the following roles, the health screen requirement does not apply to you.
*Mercy Volunteer Services reserves the right to request background checks of any volunteer. You may be asked to complete this form prior to your volunteer engagement as needed.
It is our commitment to provide a great volunteer experience, starting with these first critical steps. If we have not responded within five business days, please call or email us at (319) 398-6035 or email@example.com. We want to be as responsive as possible so you can get started on this enriching volunteer opportunity.
Thank you for choosing Mercy as your volunteer destination of choice!