LAKE WALES MEDICAL CENTER SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
Lake Wales, FL – Lake Wales Medical Center has an immediate need for volunteers for courtesy shuttle drivers, the gift shop, and the front lobby information desks. Courtesy shuttle drivers bring patients and visitors to the hospital entrances from parking areas. Gift Shop volunteers assist shoppers in the hospital gift shop. Front lobby volunteers greet visitors, hand out visitor passes, and answer questions. All volunteers must be friendly, personable, and at-ease interacting with the public.
“As we move into the Summer season, many of our volunteers head back up North, and we have a need for year-round residents who can volunteer four hours per week,” said Julie Sing, manager of volunteer services at the hospital.
Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, complete an application, submit a letter of recommendation, and pass a background and drug screening. Top applicants will be interviewed, and available positions will be filled based on best fit. Not all applicants will be brought on as volunteers. Shuttle drivers must be 21 years of age and will be trained on courtesy shuttle safety prior to beginning their assignment.
Hospital volunteers receive a free meal ticket for the hospital cafeteria for each shift worked, a volunteer uniform, and a free flu shot once per year. Volunteers ages 50 or older who work an average of at least 4 hours per week will receive free membership to LWMC’s Senior Circle program.
Applications are available in the lobbies at the hospital, or can be downloaded online at www.lakewalesmedicalcenter.com and click on the “Volunteers” tab at the top of the home page.