UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

College Student Volunteer

Volunteers at Iowa Methodist, Blank Children's Hospital and Iowa Lutheran make a difference for our patients, families and staff. College students are on-boarded into our volunteer program three times per year - fall semester, spring semester and summer (must commit to 10 weeks during summer). 

College students volunteering during the school year need to meet the following requirements:

  1. Currently enrolled in college.
  2. Be 18 years of age or older.
  3. Willing to commit to volunteering for a minimum of 2 to 4 hours once per week.
  4. Must volunteer for two semesters (Example: summer and fall, fall and spring, spring and summer).
  5. Summer volunteering college students must be available to commit to 10-weeks of the summer. Placements start on June 2. Please see the form on the left sidebar to request more information.
  6. Must complete an application, health screening, attend an orientation/placement meeting and provide references.
  7. Must clear a criminal background check.

Iowa Lutheran Hospital: College Volunteer Opportunities: 

After having a great response from students, we are re-assessing openings and needs. Please check back late next week for an update.  

Iowa Methodist Medical Center and Blank Children's Hospital:

The Summer College Volunteer application process is now closed.  Next college placements will be for the fall 2014 semester.  Please check back mid- August for more information.