Our volunteer opportunities let you share your time and talents in service to others and help Ascension provide the best care for our patients.
In addition to providing many hours of direct and indirect patient care, our dedicated volunteers raise money each year for programs and services of the hospital as well as the volunteer operated Life Direct Program. Monies are raised through the hospital gift shop and several events throughout the year. Additional volunteers are always welcome.
Hospital Elder Life Program
The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) is a comprehensive model of care for hospitalized patients who are over 70 years old and assessed as being at risk for hospital complications, such as delirium and functional decline. By using a multiple component approach via a comprehensive team of providers, nurses, rehabilitation therapists, dietitians, chaplains, and specially trained volunteers, risk factors will be identified, resulting in improved patient care, positive outcomes and significant cost avoidance.
Volunteer opportunities include socializing with patients, providing companionship, assisting with daily walks, helping during meals, and interactive activities. All training is provided.
How to Apply
To become a volunteer of the Howard Young Medical Center, please call 715-356-8677 or pick up applications outside the hospital volunteer Gift Shop.
If you would like to volunteer for HELP, please call 715-356-8305.
Volunteers of Howard Young Medical Center: 715-356-8677
Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP): 715-356-8305