VolunteerVolunteering
at St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center

The St. Luke's Magic Valley Auxiliary, Junior Volunteers, Volunteer Chaplains, and Pet Partners are an integral part of our health care team, giving of their time and energy to help create the best possible experience for patients, visitors, and staff.

Hospital volunteers are special people committed to making a difference in the lives of patients and their families.

How do I become a volunteer?

  1. Complete a volunteer application available at the hospital information desk, from the volunteer office or Click here for our online applications.
  2. You will be called for an interview.
  3. You will attend a hospital orientation and volunteer training.
  4. You will be asked to volunteer a minimum of four hours one day a week. While volunteering you can expect to:
    • Make new friends
    • Develop new skills
    • Enjoy interesting challenges
    • Gain work experience in a medical setting
    • Receive warm appreciation

Health Benefits of Volunteering

Researchers who have studied volunteering have discovered that volunteerism is a "secret ingredient" to helping people stay healthy and feel fulfilled. The social support that volunteers receive when they engage in volunteer activity is directly related to their health and sense of well being. Conversely, individuals who remain isolated and reject opportunities to interact with others tend to have poorer health and feel less fulfilled.

Join Our Volunteer Team!

Medical Center
(208) 814-0861
801 Pole Line Road W.
Twin Falls, Idaho
Email: Kim Patterson

Hospice
(208) 814-7603
601 Pole Line Road
Twin Falls, Idaho
Email: Marie Sharp

10 Ten Reasons for Volunteering

  1. You're urgently needed .
  2. Experience not required .
  3. You choose your own schedule.
  4. You learn and do something new every day.
  5. You'll never get a pay cut..
  6. You're never a victim of downsizing.
  7. You're guaranteed as much overtime as you want.
  8. You get paid the same, even on your day off.
  9. You feel the joy of giving from the heart.
  10. You get a free meal .

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Patient Visitor
  • Refreshment Cart Hostess
  • Information Desk Attendant
  • Gift Shop Associate
  • Clerical Support
  • Emergency Room Assistant
  • Cancer Center Host
  • Outpatient Surgery Hostess
  • Hospice Patient Companion
WHY I VOLUNTEER...

"When I retired I felt the need for something to do. I like having something, away from home, to get up in the morning to do.  I also like to work with people. We at MVMC have an excellent group with whom to work."                                                            Beulah Archer, 21 Years Service

"I like being busy and I feel it is a privilege to do volunteer work. I enjoy working with others that also like what we are doing. I am so grateful to be able to do service in this way."
                                                                                                             Elaine Mason, 10 Years Service

"The reason I joined the MVMC auxiliary was mainly for personal reasons. My husband passed away and I was getting very bored and with boredom comes depression, so I thought staying busy and trying to help others would help me, which it did. By helping patients, family, and visitors find their destination and seeing they are taken care of is part of our main purpose. They all appreciate the help and concern we show them."
                                                                                                                 Rosie Stover, 2 Years Service

"To be a support for those that are going through any kind of medical procedure. I know how scared I am when I have to have tests or go into the hospital. When someone takes the time to make me feel comfortable things go much better. Also, being new to the area, volunteering lets me meet new people and make new friends."
                                                                                                                    Joan Tanner, 1 Year Service

"I like being around people and the ones at MVMC are wonderful, kind and God fearing. I love every minute of the time I spend at MVRMC."
                                                                                                            Imogene Heath, 5 Years Service

"Volunteering makes me feel useful and I love others. I benefit far more than I can ever give to others in return. Volunteering is very rewarding and therapeutic for me."
                                                                                                       Barbara Reichert, 10 Years Service

"As I gave careful consideration as to where I would live to give of my free time, it did not take long to contact MVRMC. Working with babies, holding, cuddling and caring for them is a dream come true."
                                                                                                            Robbie Andreas, New Volunteer

 


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