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Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Our Lady of Lourdes. Our volunteers work to achieve Our Lady of Lourdes Health’s goal of providing the best possible care in a Christian community while enjoying a rewarding and fulfilling experience.

Volunteers are an integral part of our hospitals; assisting patients, visitors and team members in many capacities. Before becoming a volunteer, you will need to:

  • Complete an application and submit references
  • Conduct a personal interview
  • Complete background check, health screening and Tuberculosis skin test.

Once accepted, you will participate in an orientation and training process. Hospital identification badges and uniforms will be provided and are required for all volunteers.

Who Benefits from your Volunteer Efforts?

Our Patients

The care and enthusiasm you bring to your volunteer work makes a patient's hospital stay more pleasant by meeting their emotional, spiritual and personal needs.

Our Team

Our team members are grateful for the invaluable support of our volunteers, which helps our employees to continue to provide high-quality care and exceptional service with compassion.

Our Community

Excellent health care services are an asset to our community.

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Learn new skills
  • Meet new people
  • On the job training
  • Rewarding experience helping others
  • Sense of purpose
  • One meal allowance for each four-hour shift
  • Volunteer appreciation luncheon

Types of Volunteers

  • Core Volunteers: Adults who volunteer consistently throughout the year and on a long-term basis.
  • College Student Volunteers: College Students greater than 18 years old, who volunteer for at least a three-month tenure to gain knowledge for their career path.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Greeter
  • Eucharistic Minister
  • Patient Experience Program
  • Ronald McDonald Family Room
  • St. Bernadette Community Clinic

Please Join Us!

If you would like to join our team, click here to complete a volunteer application or please contact:

Volunteer Program Manager

(337) 470-2729

Our Lady of Lourdes Volunteer Form